This is a great article to start off the New Year. As I have only just started Publishing this year I was focused on the instant success of being a writer. What I have found is that it takes time and perseverance! Writing isn’t a one time or overnight thing. It is years of building your brand, your fan base and your talent.

Thank you Kristen for reminding me that I need to keep the long term goal in mind as well as the short term ones!

May all of your 2015 years be fruitful!

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Happy New Year! 2015 is now here and it is up to us what we will do with the time each of us is allotted. We all have heard the saying, “DaVinci had the same 7 days and 24 hours.” I would actually make a different point. Folks like DaVinci, Mozart, Shakespeare actually had LESS time.

There was no electric lighting and pulling all-nighters was a good way to go blind by candlelight. Thus, I’d say the difference is that these artists lived intentionally.

We all want to know the secret to “success.” First of all, I am going to add a caveat. “Success” is a very personal thing. What is “success” for you isn’t “success” for me. Yet, study after study shows that people who write down their goals are far more likely to reach them.

Why?

We have forced our…

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