Every January, there's always someone talking about goals, how to set them, how to identify obstacles to meeting them, how to determine checkpoints on the way to meeting them, and why you don't succeed. Meeting a goal means you get what you're focused on. You need a clarifying vision. Are you focused on what's not working in your life or are you focused on what you can create? Succeed on purpose. There are always reasons for not meeting goals, but the video below certainly high lights the rule for success. It should work with writing.