Have you declared that 2012 is The Year of Your Memoir?* I hope so! (Read last Wednesday’s post* if you missed it.)
Some of you—Penny, De, and Janet—say this is The Year of Your Memoir! Bravo!
The rest of you can do the same!
Just picture it: A year from now, your memoir could have a title.
Your memoir could have a cover.
Inside, black ink on white pages could chronicle your stories.
Sounds pretty exciting, but how can you make your memoir a reality?
If you’re like many of us, you took time off during the busy holiday season and now need a boost to get busy writing again. Maybe you can identify with Dianne Christner at WordServe Water Cooler, * who says,
“When the glitter settles, I often discover that my creativity has gravitated from the work place to family, friends, and holiday festivities.… Christmas can leave me feeling unmotivated to return to the hard task of writing. When this happens, a pep talk is in order.…” *
Dozens of writerly-types have written blog posts about the need to make New Year’s resolutions, and perhaps most of us have made some—but I’ve heard only one in five people will keep them!
Here’s a quote I recently put on SM 101’s Facebook Page because, if you want to make significant progress on writing your memoir in 2012, here’s wise advice:
Dianne Christner’s quote, “
Stacy’s Resolution or Revolution,