So here are a few peeps who have done the whole new year blog thing pretty darn well.
First up is Lisa Holdsworth from Deadlines and Diamonds. Though predominantly about screenwriting, it is useful for any writers and, to an extent, civilians too. The humour is brilliant, but so is the insight into the industry and its people-satellites. Enjoy! http://deadlinesanddiamonds.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/10-new-years-resolutions-that-every.html?showComment=1357657929516
Next is a very lovely man-friend of mine Jordan. Ever the self-depricatist, his post is a very honest and yet ultimately uplifting one. It certainly gave me a lot to think about (especially the notion of writing stamina), and I hope it does for you too. Oh and don't worry about the title by the way, it has nothing to do with Fifty Shades of Grey. http://heathenutterances.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/discipline-and-whips.html
This is a bit of a departure, but at least it mentions new year so don't shoot the blogger... http://volcanicensemble.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/years-later-she-still-wondered-why-she.html
On a side note, really excited for a new North Western poetry anthology coming out called Sculpted. It'll be important and no doubt challenging too, no link to it and no picture because that's not working on blogger at the mo...
Also something you might want to check out is Stream Universe, a selection of free and legal films, documentaries etc all selected to inspire and enthuse artists and art lovers.