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Creative Writers’ New Year’s Resolution List

Creative writers sometimes allow the years to roll by and never become aware of the enormous gift that lies within them. Are you allowing work and family to steal what little time you have? Is there any time left for you? By now you know that the only way to catch a dream is to chase it. When your dreams become a priority, then and only then will you realize them.

Learning to write is one of those beautiful dreams. Most people wonder if they have writing skills that could be developed. Two things stop them from finding out: procrastination and lack of time. Procrastination is a self-discipline problem, but lack of time is something you can get by rising 30 minutes early, staying up 30 minutes late, or taking part of your lunchtime.

Knowing what you should study can be part of the challenge. Should you plunge into a short story course headfirst? Or do you need a good punctuation review course to rehearse you on how and when to use commas, semi-colons, colons, and other pertinent punctuation. It doesn’t take that much time. Allow 60 minutes of homework per week for each course you take.

Or perhaps you would be more interested in learning the basics of short story writing. If that is the case, Creative Writing 101 would be the class for you. You would receive detailed instructions on piecing a story together by using the five Ws – who, what, when, where, why, and how.

If you already have some writing expertise, you might want to take a more advanced class that will produce a full-length short story at the end of the course – such as Horror Writing, Fantasy Writing, Short Story Writing, or Non-Fiction Writing.

Above all, follow your heart. Don’t let another year go by without delving into a new adventure. Don’t let anything stop you. Make a list of New Year’s Resolutions, and at the top of that list put, “Write 15 minutes every day without fail.”

If you don’t know what to write, write about what happened that day. Write about your dreams. Write about a vacation you would like to take or something you would like to buy. Write about something that made you mad. Just write.

Writing is nothing more than learning how to string words together. The subject of writing is as deep or as shallow as you want it to be. The hardest part of writing is sitting down to do it.

Even mediocre writers can learn to write articles for newspapers. Do you know that a lot of writers make a moderate living by selling the same articles over and over to various newspapers? One small article sent to five newspapers can yield up to 0 or more.

So take the time to invest in yourself. Discover your writing abilities and present yourself with a gift that will last all year. Just click on the address below to receive your writing classes at the lowest price of the year.

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