Happy New Year, Everyone!

Hope your 2020 is off to a great start!

There are a bunch of LA-based and online events planned for January in line with the release of Your Goal Guide, so there will not be a regular meeting this month. Still, plenty of opportunities to hang out and connect. See events below, as well as my Mango Author Page. And keep an eye on The D*E*B Method Facebook page for links and live streams throughout the month.

If you haven’t already done so, share your 2019 Accomplishments and 2020 Goals. Feel free join the Write On Online Facebook Group and chime in there, as well.

Please send items for the January Newsletter by Monday, January 6.

More in this week’s Write On Wednesday!

Upcoming Events

January 5: #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Missions and Mottos. For a  reminder, RSVP on Facebook. And read the recaps.

January 6: Deadline to send items for the January Newsletter – news and events. Email 2 to 3 lines + link to deckerling@gmail.com.

January 7: The #IndieAuthorChat, hosted by Tim Lewis @StonehamPress , takes place every Tuesday at 12pm PT. This week, I will be joining Tim and his community to talk about setting goals.

January 12: #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Communication.

January 14: Publishing day! Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals will be released by Mango Publishing. The virtual launch party on Facebook starts at 12pm PT!

January 16: Join Tom Reid at 9am PT for the next free webinar in his Sustained Leadership WBS series. This month’s topic is The Leader’s Moral AnchorRegister here.

January 17: The 5th Annual Goal-Setting Lunch ‘N’ Learn @ LAX Coworking with Debra Eckerling of The D*E*B Method. Come up with a mission statement, set short and long-term goals, prioritize, make a plan, and get ready to take on 2020! Reserve your spot.

January 19: #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Time Management.

January 23: Your Goal Guide event at Pages A Bookstore in Manhattan Beach, CA, at 7pm.

January 23: The Basis of Acting: Recovering your Child Self with D.W. Brown at 7pm in Los Angeles. The most essential technique for an actor is to unlearn the techniques acquired during socialization and recover the ability to be vulnerable and in the moment with another person. Hear D.W. Brown, author of You Can Act and one of the world’s foremost teachers of the Meisner Technique, discuss the obstacles and the remedy for how to once again be free to play. Get tickets.

January 25: Your Goal Guide event at Mystic Journey Bookstore in Venice, CA, at 7pm.

January 26: #GoalChat at 7pm PT on Twitter. Topic is Motivation.

January 27: The Business (and Taxes) of Writing panel, presented by IWOSC (Independent Writers of Southern California), at 7:30pm in Culver City. IWOSC members free; others $15. Get details and RSVP.


For blogging inspiration read Write On Blogging: 51 Tips to Create, Write & Promote Your BlogWhether you are starting or relaunching your blog, it will walk you through the process.

Do your kids love to write? Want to encourage them to hone and expand their writing skills? Check out Purple Pencil Adventures: Writing Prompts for Kids of All Ages. Although it’s geared towards kids, there are plenty of prompts adults can use to exercise those writing muscles!

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