January’s meeting kicked off 2021 with: Take Control of Your Creative Life, presented by writer, teacher, and coach P.J. Hoover, author of HOMER’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE, THE HIDDEN CODE, and TUT, THE STORY OF MY IMMORTAL LIFE, among many other works. Be sure to check out P.J.’s upcoming classes and focus groups. Through effort maximization, planning, and goal-setting exercises, P.J. discussed methods leading to successful outcomes in a creative life. Other highlights were strategies for self-motivation, avoiding procrastination, and becoming rejection proof. Weekly planning notepads to help “Make your plan. Work your plan.” are available on her website.