At this time of year, it is always useful to turn the focus on yourself, to reflect back on the past twelve months, to look at your year in review, to see what you have achieved and how far you have come…so that you might learn from your experiences and set new goals for the forthcoming year.
Questions for this past year:
- How often did you sit to write or journal?
- What writing goals did you achieve?
- Which writing goal are you most proud of?
- When, where and how did you feel most stopped or blocked during this past year?
- What was your most difficult creative time?
- What little day-to-day things did you find most useful in helping to unblock your creativity?
- Which of your personal qualities turned out to be the most helpful this year?
- What writing projects remain unfinished?
- In what ways did you connect with other writers?
- Who or what had a positive impact on your life this year?
- What new writing skills did you learn this year?
- How has your writing or journaling changed in the past year?
Questions for the forthcoming year:
- What have you learnt about yourself and your writing or journaling that will help you develop a continual writing practice?
- What helpful habits and positive actions can you adopt as daily practice that will help foster your creativity?
- What new writing skills would you like to learn or improve this year?
- What do you want to spend more time doing?
- What will you do this year to meet or increase your contact with other writers?
- What writing or journaling goals would you like to achieve in this coming year?
Here’s wishing you all a joyful and abundantly prosperous New Year!
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