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I Resolve…

 to not make a list of New Year’s resolutions. BUT, if I were of a mind to do so, there are a few writing NOT resolutions I could list.

 I would NOT:

  • begin a new book based solely on a first line
  • begin a new book based solely on a last line
  • write myself into a corner
  • let my 1880’s cowboy shout, “Awesome, man!”, no matter how much he pleads to do so
  • plot a story while removing something from the oven—brainstorming and 350 degrees–not a good idea
  • create a bad guy with no redeeming quality
  • create a good guy with no imperfection
  • giggle while writing a (perfectly innocent) romantic scene
  • stare open-mouthed at the person walking toward me in the mall because he/she has to be the identical twin of my hero/heroine
  • give myself another writing deadline for the busy month of December

So, what are your NOT resolutions for 2010? Happy New Year! 

Sandra Ardoin engages readers with stories of love and faith. She’s the author of heartwarming and award-winning historical romance. Visit her at Subscribe to receive her updates and specials: Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, Pinterest, and BookBub.

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