Put your aspirations into action


Vowing to make the most of a new year or other new start is the easy part — actually achieving those goals can be much tougher.

We’ve found a few planning tools that can help you take dreams from the abstract into the concrete, though.

Author C.S. Lakin wrapped up 2018 by revisiting her strategic planning for writers; start with her post on clarifying your vision, then check out her tips on building a strategy and picking your tactics.

Writer Dawn Reno Langley offers a calendarized approach to marketing your next book, starting with the minute you know your release date and going through the months following its launch.