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How to keep motivated after the first draft

Some writers struggle through first drafts and thrive on revisions, but for those who don’t, staying motivated after the first draft can present a real roadblock in finishing a novel. However, there are a number of strategies you can use to maintain your motivation and keep going even when that motivation lags. Many writers experience […]

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celebrating small successes in writing

Celebrating small successes in writing

Finishing a novel is all about delayed gratification. But even while you are playing the long game, you can reward yourself along the way for smaller achievements by celebrating small successes in writing. What sorts of rewards are good ones for writing? In many ways, that is up to you. Try to strike a balance […]

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