First post of the new year, whoop!
It’s a time for new beginnings, new hopes and a fresh start. It’s also the time for resolutions, but to be honest, I’ve never been a big fan of those. They are so easy to break. And it’s so easy to feel like a failure when that happens. Ugh.
So instead, I set goals.
Some are writing-oriented like: Publish a book. Finish writing my current WIP. Try new things with marketing/promotion. Keep being thankful and doing giveaways because readers rock! Write more, write better, write something I would love to read.
Others are more personal like: Be a better person. Make someone’s life easier. Restore and strengthen my faith. Exercise more, worry less, keep heart and stay positive.
I ended 2017 surrounded by the people and the books that I love <3. I’m hard at work on my next books, and I hope that readers will want to read them. A goal that I’ve always had (and continue to have in 2018) is to write the best book possible for my readers and myself.
So, how is 2018 treating you so far? Any resolutions or goals for the new year? Any new books? 😉
I hope you’re all doing well and that you’re having a wonderful week!
P.S. Another goal for 2018: Figure out why the pics in my posts end up sideways on computer but right on mobile devices lol!
I hope you all had a very merry Christmas!
My day was spent with the people I love, and it was wonderful to finally give them their presents. Although I’m not the biggest fan of shopping (understatement of the century–and bookstores don’t count. I could stay in the bookstore forever), I absolutely LOVE giving.
It rocks. It makes them feel good, makes you feel good. Speaking of which…
We have a winner! The winner of the NINJA GIRL Christmas Giveaway is:
Congratulations, Janet! Your $25 Amazon gift card is on its way, and I hope you love it! Thank you so much to everyone who entered the giveaway and who has supported both NINJA GIRL and ADORKABLE. I appreciate your support so very much. I’ll have to do another giveaway soon because it feels so awesome to give :).
May the odds be ever in your favor, may the Force be with you, and may your holiday be filled with awesome!
It’s two days before Christmas. I’m finally done shopping–thank goodness!–and now I can slow down and just rest for a bit :).
One of my good friends (one of my only friends lol. Thanks, Nina!) got me the little mystery box pictured below.
I’ve gotta admit: I was way too excited about what was in there. Harry Potter lovers, you feel me on this, right? It could be anything. A thestral, dragon, pixie, owl, a Neville or *gasp* a Snape <3. The mystery is the best part, so if you know any HP fans, I would definitely recommend!
So, what you ask was in the box???
A mini Harry Potter!!!!! Awww, isn’t he just the cutest? He is totally adorkable with his sorting hat and glasses <3.
Mini Mr. Potter definitely brightened my day, and I just wanted to say: Happy Holidays to all of you! And if you’re someone who struggles through this time of year, I hope you know that you are not alone. It can be hard, and I’m right there with you. But I hope you find a bit of magic this holiday season, something to make it wonderful. Merry Christmas, my lovely readers, I wish you only the best books and all of the best times with those you love!