We are told to sync our lives with a calendar, only beginning at the start of the year, month, or a particular week. But, instead, why not allow ourselves to start when we feel the most ready? Why wait until NaNoWriMo to generate 50,000 words in your novel? Or keep delaying writing or submitting that essay until next month?
It’s liberating to know you can begin any time you decide. Permission isn’t needed. We hope that you give yourself space to pause and read the latest issue from Literary Mama and it pushes you to pen your novel, essay, or short story at the start of January—or even in February. It is empowering to know beginnings can happen any time of the year.Read the Issue