Sometimes you need a massive goal, the kind that requires heroics and gives your life meaning. The kind that kickstarts your efforts and launches you to victory with immediate results.
November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), where you write a 50,000-word book in one month.
Polished? Er, no.
A messy first draft? Hells yes.
In honor of this prime example of Massive Goal-ness, I bring you 3 equally massive goals you might not have considered… but you should!
1. Create a Writer’s Manifesto
Why? It’s a rallying cry for your career, your passion, and your intent to succeed.
I first became aware of the awesomeness of modern manifestos when I read Chris Guillebeau’s Art of Non Conformity website.
This, I thought, is what life can be like. This is the power of words.
He’s added a second manifesto, and you can read them both here:
Want to read more about creating a manifesto? Read these articles:
- The Art of Manliness’ post: How and Why to Write Your Own Personal Manifesto
- Soul Pancake’s Do Something Eye Opening post: What’s Your Writers Manifesto?
- Chuck Wendig’s post at Terrible Minds: 25 Things Every Writer Should Know
And check out Jeff Goin’s e-book: The Writers Manifesto.
TO BE CONTINUED,