New Year Goals

Hey all!

You all know the saying; new year, new me. I used to be one of those people and it’s hard not to get caught up in the idea that by becoming someone new we will inherently be happier. Or more successful. Or simply put, better than before. I’ve always been one of those people who started the years out strong but over time, I lost who I was and I think that’s easy to do when you continue to act like someone you aren’t. I’m breaking that cycle this year. I’m not promising a new me this year.

My main goal for the entire year is to harness and become the best version of myself.

That being said, my January reading and writing goals are going to be a lot harder to keep! Ha.

I’m drafting a novel this month. I gave myself the deadline to drop my first draft within 30 days and I’m freaking out a bit. I’m not sure how it’s going to all work out in the end but be sure to check back with my progress!

I’m also prepping for the redesign and launch of my motherhood blog (in addition to this one of course) and increasing my social media presence to help relaunch my career as an author. I’m looking to others for inspiration and the guidance to help me figure out how to balance this all out. If you have any that could be of help, drop their handles in the comments for me!

My goal for the year is to read a minimum of two books per month. It doesn’t seem like much but with everything else going on getting my two blogs relaunched and trying to publish my first book this year, I am looking to start small and as things balance out, I will add more to the plate. My January books of choice are Christmas as We Know It by Sarah Sutton and Falling for Grace by JL Reed. Check back in February for my reviews on these two beauts!

So if I’m still alive at the end of this month, I know I will make it. This month, although my goals are small, will be the exact push I need. Discipline and the drive to get this done. Wish me luck!

What are some goals you have this year? This month?

Happy Writing!


Published by alhoppa

Simply put, I'm a thirty something single mom of three young boys with a passion for reading and writing. Writing, and reading for that matter, has been a passion since elementary school when a friend and I had our short collection of poetry published through the school where it was on display in the library for an entire year. While I still enjoy poetry, my love has grown into short stories and full length novels. Tag along for the journey, it'll be documented here every step of the way.

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