When we survey writers on Now Novel, ‘how to find time to write’ often comes up as a shared challenge. Although there’s truth to the saying ‘finding time is making time’, these 7 simple strategies will help you make time and keep writing:
Category: Writing Motivation
Writing motivation is vital to finish the writing projects you start. Read articles on how to stay motivated to write a book. Learn how to develop a good writing routine and stick to it when the going gets tough, and more.
Get practical tips for beating writer’s block. Learn how to power through your first draft. Discover the benefits of goal-setting and rewarding yourself for your achievements.
There’s no single path in how to become a writer. Yet the paths of accomplished wordsmiths shed some light:
‘Writer’s block’ – an impasse that stops your writing progress – a square, heavy weight. What causes writer’s block, the feeling of being unable to move forwards in your writing? And how can you fix it? Try these simple ways to get writing again:
Many people talk about wanting to write a book “someday.” Anyone who has written a novel knows the enormous effort involved. Here are seven reasons to persevere:
Interviews with authors give interesting writing ideas, about the craft, process, pleasures and challenges of writing. Read 20 insights about writing gleaned from The Paris Review’s ‘The Art of Fiction’ series:
These 88 inspiring quotes about writing, divided into 8 categories, offer inspiration to finish writing a novel:
Writer’s block is frustrating when you have a story you want to tell but can’t find the words to tell it. However, feeling stuck needn’t be the end. Try the tips below:
‘Motivation’ is a word that comes up time and again when we survey readers and members on writing challenges. There may not be a single, exclusive solution for how to find motivation to write. Yet here are 5 ways to stay fired up and on track:
Annual writing sprints like NaNoWriMo have many experienced and new authors alike testing their limits. Writing a book – a carefully, beautifully constructed book – does take time. Usually, much longer than 30 days. Yet trying this exercise is useful for building discipline, focus and just getting the first draft done. Here are 8 tips to help: