I’m frequently asked by writers how they can keep themselves motivated and keep their project moving forward. This is a challenge I’m very familiar with so I duly offer up a bunch of tips and techniques I’ve developed over the years, and the one that really works for me consistently is – be accountable to somebody.
There’s nothing like somebody waiting for you to deliver to give you a case of the giddy-ups.
And how would it be if it wasn’t just one person waiting for you to deliver but a whole bunch?
Ladies and gentlemen – I give you – the writers group.
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Hurray! We’re poised at the top of a brand new year! Who doesn’t love a fresh start?
But New Year’s resolutions? You can keep ’em. They don’t cut it for me – and I bet they’ve been less than successful for you in the past. So how about you and I sit down and set your firm 2018 writing goal?
I’m sure you’d much rather sit down with a plate of BBQ and a gin (dreamy!) but pretend I’m in the room fixing you with a “let’s get cracking look.” (If you’ve ever attended my live workshops that shouldn’t be too difficult.)
Continue reading Resolutions Suck – Set Up Awesome Writing Goals Instead