3 Time Management Tips for Writers

3 Time Management Tips for Writers

3 Time Management Tips for Writers One of the big questions writers have is: How can I make better use of my time so I can have more time to write? Every writer struggles with this area. Our tendency toward procrastination keeps us away from writing and it gets in the way of our goals. It's easy. It might be frustrating, but it's easier to do nothing or to be lazy than it is to bust our butts to achieve our writing goals. We know that there is pain involved in working on our writing. On top of that, things seem to pop up whenever we plan to sit down to write. It never fails. Whenever I get gung-ho about sitting down to write, something comes up. I have to make a special trip to the post office to pick up a package, or my husband scheduled a meeting with the CPA and we're leaving as soon as I get home from...
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HELP! Which Idea Should I Write About First?

HELP! Which Idea Should I Write About First?

HELP! Which Idea Should I Write About First? Do you have a ton of ideas, but you can't decide which one to start writing about first? Here is a tip that will help you decide: When I sit down to write stories and articles for publication or for my blog, I review my list of ideas and then I pick the one that stands out the most. For me, there is always at least one topic on my list that stands out. It usually doesn't take more than a few seconds for an idea to pop out at me. The others on the list are good ideas, too, and I could write about those, but sometimes an article or story isn't ready to be written yet. For those ideas, I let my subconscious mind mull them over and work out the details on its own. It's amazing what the subconscious mind will do for you if you let it. I read this great...
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An Absolutely Critical Step In Getting Motivated to Write

An Absolutely Critical Step In Getting Motivated to Write

An Absolutely Critical Step In Getting Motivated to Write Are you struggling to keep up with your writing work? Are you wondering how you can keep churning out positive messages to your readers every week? One of the things that can help us stay on track is making sure we take care of our health. Health, both physical and mental, is very important for our writing skills and our motivation, especially when we are writing to encourage and inspire others. But what about all of the brilliant writers who suffered from depression? Like Mark Twain, Ernest Hemingway, and Sylvia Plath? True, brilliant writing can be the result of some of the darkest moments. But I think it's really difficult to encourage and inspire others if we ourselves don't feel encouraged or inspired. We can say some positive things, but staying consistent, especially when we're online with a blog and social media, is difficult. Before social media became popular, it was easy to go online (remember chat rooms in the...
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