I love this post from Carly Watters. Definitely give it a read and see if there aren’t any creeping unhelpful (or even downright destructive) habits that you could lose in order to help boost your writing time and improve your writing as well. (I know I’ve battled with some of these before and continue to battle with others of them.)
“Writing happens one word at a time, one day at a time.”
— Carly Watters
“If I waited for perfection, I would never write a word.”
— Margaret Atwood
We all know what a demon procrastination is. But what about the other things that get in the way of actual writing? I have a list of things that (some, not all) writers have a tendency to waste their time with. Whether it’s old habits that need shaking, or creative crutches that lead to excuses, the only way you’re going to write your book is when you sit down and do the work.
My goal, with this post and all of my blogs, is to help writers recognize their personal limitations and push through them for higher productivity and success!
So see if these apply to you, and decide if it’s time to let it go…
- Writing with one eye over your shoulder – So many writers hold back, especially when they’re writing their first novel. Whether it’s because it’s painful to go too deep, or they’re afraid what others will…
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