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If you feel too overwhelmed for writing, list your goals in order of importance. Maybe writing is not your top goal and you are wasting energy thinking you should do it because you haven’t r...

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5 Hacks to Create a Good Writing Habit

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Write For Just Fifteen Minutes

Professional writers rarely write for more than five or so hours a day because writing is mentally exhausting. This means you can get a lot done in a short amount of time.

You might no...

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Stop Checking Email

Many use email as a to-do list, which leaves them reacting to life instead of living it according to goals.

It’s difficult to write when you’re checking email every five minutes. Don’t...

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Lower Your Expectations (For Now)

It takes practice, time and some luck, to write a great story. Settle for a non-perfect story for now.

When you sit down to write your first story, it might not be very good. But later...

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Make It Social
  • Befriend other writers. Online forums, writing classes and local critique groups are good starting places.
  • Share your writing, whether it is by sending it to a friend, po...

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Celebrate Progress

Many writers don’t celebrate when they succeed because they get too eager to pursue their next goal.

To cement writing as a habit in your life, reward yourself each time you do it, cel...

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