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It's 2021! - Already?

 

Yes, I know, it's been quite a while since my last post. In my defence, 2020 was a hell of a year. People like me, whose main source of income disappears because of the pandemic, have had a very stressful time of it and blogging was one of the last things on my mind.

That said, I have been keeping very busy,

So, a quick recap. In 2020, I self-published a novel called, Dear ... Anybody? I was excited, as you might imagine, by having a new book out but because of my dreadful marketing skills, it kind of went into immediate obscurity, over-shadowed by the wealth of books coming out at a time when pushing new books was at an all time high, considering the numbers staying at home with a new book. How many books did you read in 2020 because you had more time on your hands? For my book, I have four 5 star reviews. I love the story. You might do, too, if you gave it a try :) 

I also wrote another novel last year and this has gone off to my agent. She, in turn, has submitted the book to various publishers and we're still waiting for that all important 'Accept' letter. I'll skim over the rejections it's already had because I really want to be positive going forward in 2021.

In 2021 I will start to write a new book. I do have a few plots in mind and I'm considering publishing the chapters here one at a time. Writing a new book wasn't a New Year's Resolution. For a writer, that kind of went without saying.

Above all, I do plan to do my best in 2021 and that's the only resolution I can make. It covers all aspects of my life, including the practice of meditation, exercising, doing yoga and writing.

Did you have any New Year's Resolutions? Now that we are half way through January, did you stick to them? If not, don't worry. Just say 'I'm doing my best' and as long as you are, that's all that matters.

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