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9 ways to improve focus for writers

9 ways to improve focus for writers

Finding the focus to write can be as big a challenge as finding the time, and in some cases, writers think they need more time when in fact what they need is more focus. Here are nine ways to improve focus for writers: Start with a freewriting session In her book The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron […]

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7 ways to stay motivated during NaNoWriMo

Are you participating in NaNoWriMo this year? November’s annual write-a-thon sees hundreds of thousands of aspiring writers attempt to write and finish their novels. If you are determined to be one of the few aspiring writers who succeed, it’s important to find consistent sources of motivation. Here are 7 ways to get and stay motivated for NaNoWrimo […]

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End writing procrastination now: 7 steps

What if you could stop procrastinating now and start or finish writing a book? We recently asked you what your largest writing challenges were. Many of you responded that procrastination keeps you from fulfilling your dream of finishing a novel. In this post you can read 7 steps to take to end writing procrastination and become […]

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Writing a novel: Why it will increase your happiness

Finishing a novel can have many benefits, but can it also increase your happiness? Even though there is a stereotype of artists, including writers, as tortured, unhappy souls, there are plenty of ways that finishing your book can make you a happier person: Writing leads to flow which leads to happiness Flow is a term […]

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NaNoWriMo Challenge: Why Writers Should Go Through It

  Well, here it is November again and once more the National Novel Writing Month has started. Is this the year you’re finally willing to commit and get that novel written? If you need a bit of inspiration in deciding to participate in NaNoWriMo challenge, read on. We’re about to give you several good reasons […]

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How To: Make a promise to write (and keep it)

It’s a mystery why we so often resist doing the very things that we most want to be doing whether it’s exercise, writing or some other project we long to tackle. Once we get started, we usually are glad we did and have little trouble continuing, but how can we make sure we write consistently […]

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