What To Read Before You Even THINK About Making New Year’s Goals
By Kerri Jarema
We might not have gotten through Christmas yet, but I'm already in that super-reflective headspace that most people usually reserve for Jan. 1. Maybe its my practical Capricorn nature, or just the fact that my birthday comes so soon after the New Year, but I tend to spend most of the lead-up to the holidays with myself and my thoughts, figuring out what I want to keep, what I want to add, and what I want to lose from my life in the next 12 months.
If you're anything like me, you're probably thinking about your creative pursuits right now. Some of the question you're asking are specific: "Did I write that first draft I planned to pen last January?" or "Did I pursue the career change I've been dreaming of?" Some are probably much more abstract, general questions about what you want to create and put out into the world in 2019. So, you're going to need some books to help you along on the journey, right? Whether you're more into non-fiction with real tips about living a creative life or novels that will immerse you in the creative processes of others, these are the 2018 books you need to read before 2019: