If you’re anything life me, every year seems to go the same way. January rolls in and you try to hunker down, take full advantage of a new start, and get going on all of the creative writing goals you’ve been wanting to achieve but have neglected in the past. But truthfully, it’s hard to get yourself totally re-motivated just because the year has changed on the calendar. While you’re still unpacking all that has happened personally, professionally, and socially in the last 12 months, it can seem like you’re lagging behind everyone else when it comes to embracing the creative hustle. But the truth is, everyone needs a little help when it comes to restarting their goals and for that there is really no better place to turn than books.
Especially for those among us who want to make writing goals and creating a main priority of their 2018, there are countless books out there with a plethora of inspiration, information and motivation. Below are 11 common writing goals, and some creativity books that will help you directly with each of them, taking on writer’s block, first drafts, and just finding ways to live your best and fullest creative life. Get ready to hit more goals than ever this year, and make your writing better than ever, too.
Do You Want To Make Writing More Manageable? Read ‘Several Short Sentences About Writing’ by Verlyn Klinkenborg
Sometimes the hardest part about writing (if my own experience is any indication) it getting over the overwhelmingness of all those blank white pages.If you want to get over that hump in 2018, Several Short Sentences About Writing might be able to help. Klinkenborg disregards all other rules you’ve heard about writing and focuses instead on each individual sentence, putting one after the other until you’ve got your finished piece. By believing that each sentence is small, but powerful, you…