At Daily (w)rite, we’ve been getting together for 8 years: I started blogging in 2008. This blog has almost 30,000 friends now, most posts average dozens of comments, and my blogging buds are some of the best ever. Thankyou, blog-loves, you know who you are!
This will be my 689th post–in this new year I plan to be more diligent about posting: 2 posts a week/ 8 posts a month. With the help of the A to Z Blogging Challenge, I hope to top a modest 100 posts this year.
Today is IWSG day: Thanks to Alex J. Cavanaugh for organizing and hosting the Insecure Writer’s Support Group (IWSG) every month! Go to the site to see the other participants. In this group we writers share tips, self-doubt, insecurities, and of course, discuss the act of writing. If you’re a writer and a blogger, go join rightaway!
In 2015, I got a few pieces accepted for publication, was commended at the Bath Flash Fiction Award and was longlisted for the Mslexia and Flash500 Novel Competitions. In the new year, I’ll be working on polishing and querying the novel, writing a ton of short stories, and working on a ‘mystery project.’
I hope 2016 is as good a writing year as the last one. Of course, I’m insecure as ever–I’m not sure what I’ll be able to swing this year. Writing is an uncertain business where supply far outstrips demand, and the publishing landscape changes daily.
What goals have you set for the new year? What did you achieve in 2015? How do you plan to make 2016 better? When did you start blogging? How far have you come? Where would you like to reach? Are you part of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group (IWSG) ? What would you like to see more of on Daily (w)rite ?
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