Why I Believe in New Year’s Resolutions (and, If You Really Want to Know, My Resolutions for 2018)

I am a person who believes in New Year’s resolutions. But I am also a person who believes in breaking them. The first day of the year is an astonishingly arbitrary day to reexamine our pasts and set new goals for our futures. Why not the 3rd? Or the 79th? Or the 230th? The 1st…

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2014: Looking Forward As A Writer

Talking to Carol Cooper yesterday about resolutions for the New Year got me thinking about my own. I don’t usually make New Year’s resolutions, but this past year was full of so much promise, so much untapped potential, that I feel like now is a good time to focus on self-improvement to turn that potential…

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