By the time the last of the sugar cookies are eaten and all the gift have been unwrapped, we barely have a chance to jot down a resolution or two and reflect on how quickly 2013 has passed. Another year is coming to an end and it’s time to usher in a new one.

Right after you share that midnight kiss for good luck, get started on some of these ideas for from Keith Cronin for a happy, successful 2014.

Five More New Year’s Resolutions for Writers