Should you have long-term writing goal?
Yes. Of course. When writing, as in any other task, it seems blindingly obvious that a long-term goal is a jolly good idea. One reason to have a goal is this: if you don’t know where you’re going, you’re unlikely to ever get there.
It’s a bit like setting off on a car journey without a clear destination in mind. Which way would you turn at the crossroads? Which lane would you move into? You might have an interesting journey, but when you get to your final destination, was this really where you wanted to be?
So, the assumption is that if you have a clear goal – with a clear end in sight – you will know how to find the right path. And, once on the right path, Continue reading “A Five Year Writing Project”