3 Simple Tips to Finding a Quiet Place to Write

3 Simple Tips to Finding a Quiet Place to Write

3 Simple Tips to Finding a Quiet Place to Write Books Do you need peace and quiet when you write? Some quiet place to write your books so you can focus and get into the writing zone? I know I do. I work best in my office, alone, with the door closed. And if you're anything like me, you need peace and quiet to get any writing done, too. For me, I haven't had much experience working around others or in chaos, and I haven't been in a position where I needed to make a chaotic environment work. If chaos occurs, I can just put my writing dreams on hold. No biggy, right? After all these years, I really wish I had worked harder at getting the writing done. But that's neither here nor there. I can't go back and change the past. What I can do now is move forward toward my writing goals and secure a happier present and future for myself and everyone...
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3 Tips to “Keeping the Bears Away” & Getting Back On Track

3 Tips to “Keeping the Bears Away” & Getting Back On Track

3 Tips to "Keeping the Bears Away" & Getting Back On Track Are you frustrated with lack of progress? Do you want to write, but every time you sit down to write, something else pops up? Do you feel like you can never catch a break to devote enough time to writing? If you are struggling in this area, here's a tough question: are you taking your writing seriously? More specifically, are you treating it like a business? Oftentimes, we get caught up in the everyday tasks that come with working from home and we let our writing life slip away. Or we let distractions keep us from writing because we don’t have the guts to say the special two-letter word “no.”  Does the desire to write ever go away though? You want to be a successful writer and you want to write because it means you can be happy. Without it, you're not yourself. Am I right? If this is you, here are three tips to getting back on...
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One Truth About Writers

One Truth About Writers

One Truth About Writers We all daydream about writing full-time, becoming New York Times' best-selling authors, and sipping our spirit of choice at our favorite post-writing celebration spot. We are happy to write alone and we don't require much social interaction during this time. But when we're starting out working toward our dreams, life is so different. If we want to get to our dreams, we have to put in the work now. It takes hard work to get to where we want to go. That includes selling our work to readers. The truth is, while we want to devote all of our time to writing and living inside of our stories, writers are still in business. So, part of that time needs to be devoted to marketing ourselves. That isn't something a lot of writers think about when they start writing. But we have to know how to sell our work. Do you dislike salespeople? Do you hate the idea of selling...
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