New Year’s Resolution Check-In

Friday, July 7, 2017

Do you recall my resolution not to OVER-plan this year? (i.e The Planner Has No Plans). Remember how I said I wanted to enjoy the moments and cherish the idea of being an debt author? Well, I sort of kept up with it. Every author I spoke to agreed, this was a tough year to debut. Between Trump taking office, the lives lost needlessly, the climate of YA publishing, and…


2017 Continues with Bold Changes, Steady Success!

Thursday, July 6, 2017

This week, the Debs are looking back at our resolutions from January. Besides the normal “work out more, eat better, focus better, have more patience…” I was at a loss for what to focus on so I turned to my horoscope (read my original post and horoscope here). Here are some of the highlights from my 2017 horoscope: You will need to be bold this year and face some transitions…


Louise’s Writing Resolutions

Monday, December 28, 2015

I love New Years resolutions. That time in between the rush of Christmas and the New Year is the perfect time to reflect and to make plans. 2015 was a thrilling year I won’t forget. I signed with my agent in January, sold THE CITY BAKER’S GUIDE TO COUNTRY LIVING (and a second book!) in March, and to several other foreign publishers in the spring. I spent the summer revising…


Sona Needs A (New) Resolution

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Given today’s date, it’s an appropriate time to talk about new writerly beginnings, don’t you think? I mean, blank slate, resolutions and all that. (And also: FREAKING OUT. Debut year is here!) So let me say this: I don’t have a problem with beginnings. I love the first smitten stages, when you’re exploring the possibilities of a new idea, spinning characters and seeing the whole thing take shape. It’s endings…