One thing I want to do is write every day. I might have better luck if I go back to the daily plan I used back when I was working. I scheduled all my evening hours with the things I needed to accomplish (like feeding the family and going to sleep), but I also worked in time to write. I stuck to it. For a while. I need to make myself more accountable. I need to have clearer goals, I think.
With that in mind, I took a little Moleskine cahier notebook that I had lying around and I titled it 2015. I wrote down some inspirational words like that Brad Paisley quote that's been floating around and some lines from TWLOHA "Welcome to Midnight" blog post. I wrote down some goals. And I'm going to write one thing from every day. It's supposed to be something good, but we'll see what happens. In high school, I did the gratitude journal where I wrote 3 things I was grateful for every day. I'd hate to even read it now :-)
Anyway, back to writing. I started something new. And I went all in for at least a week. I've since petered out a bit, but hope is not lost. And I've even incorporated some of my ideas and concepts from the abandoned NaNoWriMo post. So it wasn't a total waste of time. Hopefully this new thing won't be, either. I think it's pretty good, so far.
I'm one of those people that's influenced a lot by my dreams at night. I've gotten a lot of ideas and inspiration that way. This one came about when I dreamt of a guy from high school. It's the same guy that inspired the original idea for RURAL ROUTE. Even if it turned into a completely different story. That sometimes happens.
So, in conclusion, here's to 2015. Here's to accomplishing goals and getting shit done. Finally.