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Second Chances

A new year is a great second chance. Life is full of them. A new month, a new week, a new day. Do we take advantage of them? If we don't meet our writing goals today there is always tomorrow. Someone said the only time we really fail is when we give up.
There are as many ways to write as there are people. We all bring something different to the writing table. We all have different strengths and skills and experiences. But we probably all feel like giving up from time to time.
So a new year is a natural break in the action, a chance to decide if writing is what we really WANT to do. I have been surprised by how much I enjoy the flow of words from my brain to the computer. It gives me pleasure to see the plot unfold and the characters develop, often in ways I had not previously planned. And that is enough. To keep getting up and keep trying. If it does that for you, then it's enough.
Use this New Year's Day to set some writing goals and if you don't meet them, use your second chances.

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