How to Visualize Your Dream and Achieve it!

Last Update: Jul 3, 2023

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A vision board is a simple and fun way to help you achieve your writing goals.

If you're looking for a fun and easy way to help yourself achieve your writing goals, then creating a vision board may be just what you need!

A vision board is simply a collection of images, words, and phrases. That represents what you want to achieve.

By making a vision board, you can get clarity on your goals and keep yourself motivated to achieve them.

Plus, it's a great excuse to spend some time browsing through magazines and websites for inspiration!

Creating a vision board is a fun and easy way to help achieve writing goals! A vision board is a board on which you can post pictures and words.

That represents your writing goals. This can be an effective tool to help you stay motivated and focused on your goals.

Creating a vision board is easy:

  • Simply gather some images and words that inspire you.
  • Print them out or find them online.
  • Glue or tape them onto your board.

You can make your vision boards as simple or as elaborate as you like - the important thing is that it contains things that inspire YOU!

Making a vision board can clarify goals and keep one motivated.

When you sit down to work on your latest writing project, do you have a clear goal in mind? If not, then it might be time to create a vision board.

A vision board is a collection of images and words representing what you hope to achieve with your writing.

Creating a vision board can provide clarity on your goals. And keep yourself motivated.

The process is simple: gather up some magazines or search online for pictures that represent what you want to achieve, then cut them out and paste them onto a poster board or piece of paper.

What materials are needed to create a vision board?

To create a vision board, you will need a few materials. First, you will need a board to mount your pictures and words on.

You can use a bulletin board, corkboard, or even foam core. Second, you will need some writing goals to put on your vision board.

These can be short-term or long-term goals, but make sure they are specific and achievable.

Finally, you will need photos and other images to represent your writing goals visually. Once you have gathered all of your materials, it's time to start creating!

How do you find images, words, and phrases for the board?

When it comes to creating a vision board, the sky's the limit. You can find images, words, and phrases that represent your writing goals from a variety of sources. Once you have your materials collected, it's time to get creative! Arrange your items on the board in a way that makes sense to you and inspires you to reach your writing goals.

Vision boards are flexible tools that can be customized to fit your specific needs – so don't be afraid to experiment until you find what works best for you.

What do with the finished product?

When you have completed your vision board, hang it in a place where you will see it often.

This could be near your desk, on the refrigerator, or in another spot that is convenient for you.

Take a look at your vision board regularly and use it as a tool to help keep you focused on your writing goals.

Ideas for images and words that you could use to create a vision board for visualizing your dream writing career:

    • Images: A pen and paper
    • A laptop computer
    • A book with your name on it
    • A stack of published articles or books
    • A trophy or award
    • A picture of yourself giving a talk or reading at a book signing
    • A quote from a famous writer
    • A symbol of your favorite genre of writing
      • Words:Aspirations: "I am a successful writer."
      • "I am published in my dream magazine."
      • "I am a bestselling author."
      • "I am a speaker at writing conferences."
    • "I am a mentor to aspiring writers."
      • Feelings: "I am inspired."
      • "I am confident."
      • "I am fulfilled."
      • "I am passionate."
    • "I am successful."
      • Actions: "I write every day."
      • "I submit my work to publications."
      • "I network with other writers."
      • "I take writing workshops."
    • "I promote my work."

You can also include other images and words that are meaningful to you and that represent your dream writing career.

The most important thing is to create a board that inspires you and motivates you to keep working towards your goals.

Additional tips for a vision board:

  • Start by brainstorming your goals and dreams. What do you want to achieve in your writing career? What kind of writing do you want to do? Where do you want to see your work published?
  • Gather images and words that represent your goals. You can find images online, in magazines, or in books. You can also use words from quotes, affirmations, or your own personal mantras.
  • Arrange the images and words in a way that is visually appealing to you. You can use a blank poster board, a piece of foam core, or even a corkboard.
  • Place your vision board in a place where you will see it often. This could be on your desk, in your bedroom, or even on your refrigerator.
  • Look at your vision board regularly and visualize yourself achieving your goals. This will help you stay motivated and focused on your dreams.

Thanks for reading!


How to overcome obstacles or setbacks in the writing process:

    • Dealing with writer's block: Take a break. Sometimes the best way to get unstuck is to step away from your writing for a while. Go for a walk, listen to music, or do something else that you enjoy.
    • Free write. This is a great way to get your creative juices flowing. Just start writing whatever comes to mind without worrying about grammar or spelling.
    • Change your environment. If you're feeling stuck in a rut, try writing in a different place. This could be a coffee shop, a library, or even your backyard.
    • Read other writers. Sometimes the best way to get inspired is to read the work of other writers. Pay attention to their techniques and see if anything sparks your own creativity.
    • Dealing with rejection: Remember that rejection is a part of the writing process. Every writer gets rejected at some point. It's important to not let it get you down.
    • Ask for feedback. If you're not sure why your work was rejected, ask the editor or publisher for feedback. This can help you improve your writing and make it more likely to be accepted in the future.
    • Keep writing. The best way to overcome rejection is to keep writing. The more you write, the better you'll become at it.
    • Other common challenges: Lack of motivation: If you're feeling unmotivated, try setting small goals for yourself. This will help you stay on track and make progress.
    • Time management: If you're struggling to find time to write, try setting aside a specific time each day to write. This will help you make writing a priority.
    • Self-doubt: If you're struggling with self-doubt, try talking to other writers. They can offer support and encouragement.

It's important to remember that everyone experiences setbacks in the writing process. The important thing is to not give up. Keep writing, keep learning, and keep growing as a writer.

You made it to the end! Good job!

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Recent Comments


Sounds like a lot of fun. As well as being serious.

It can be! It's a great way to be creative and visualize your dreams. And it's also a serious process because it's about setting goals and making a plan to achieve them.

I think the most important thing is to make sure that your vision board is something that you're inspired by and that motivates you. If you're not excited about it, you're less likely to stick with it. So take some time to think about what you really want, and then find images and words that represent those things.

Love the refresher on Vision Boards, Kevin! Hope all is going well, my friend!


Hi Jeff, it's great to hear from you! I'm glad you found the refresher helpful. I'm doing well, thanks for asking. I'm excited to be able to help people with their goals and dreams. How are you doing?


Haha, I've been better, Kevin, but I am still alive, so all is good, my friend!


Good to know!

Much appreciated!

When used well a vision board can certainly help us out Kevin!

Appreciate the share my friend and enjoy the rest of your week! :-)

Thanks so much! I'm glad you found the information helpful. I hope you have a great week too!

I'm always happy to share information about vision boards. I think they're a great tool for setting goals and staying motivated. If you're thinking about creating a vision board, I encourage you to do your research and find a method that works for you. There are many different ways to create a vision board, so there's no right or wrong way to do it. The most important thing is to create something that inspires you and motivates you to achieve your goals.

I hope you all consider creating a vision board for yourself. It could be a great way to manifest your dreams!

You're most welcome Kevin and thanks for the fantastic info here!

I will certainly try to use the benefits of vision boards more in the future my friend! :-)

There are lots of great ideas in this post. I have used vision boards in the past both to move forward and to look back at success or failure. I am glad your added the practical, necessary "do"s at the end of the post. Vision boards don't help without elbow grease.

Thank you for your kind words, Jim! I'm glad you found the post helpful. I agree that vision boards are a great way to visualize your goals, but they're just one part of the equation. Right, You also need to take action and put in the work to make your dreams a reality.

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