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To start writing an hour a day: Figure out which part of the day you are doing unessential or no work.
Then, instead of starting with the notion that you will write for an hour, just focus on the fact that you will sit, open a notepad or your laptop, and will write.
Create the right, distraction-free conditions to help you keep writing.
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