been guilty of procrastinating on your book project, lately?
writers hinder their productivity with flawed thinking and getting "stuck" in a
certain mindset - and never being able to complete their work.
there are nine
simple steps that can simply destroy the power of procrastination. Using these
steps, you can conquer procrastination and speedily write your next best-selling
will paralyze fear each and every time.
don’t have to become a hermit to write and complete a successful book.
to the tracking approach.
set amount each day
-- even if it’s only an hour -- builds a cumulative effect.
you don’t have to write chapters in order.
jump around and fill in the blanks to gain momentum.
Maintain your momentum.
in to writers block. Move on to work on the chapter you feel passion bubbling
for at that moment. 6. Rewrite & re-organize.
6. Be a
lazy and save all the editing for your editor. Make your manuscript the best it
succumb to the idea that you have to do it all yourself if you want it done
right. Discern your talents and delegate the rest. Let go faster and profit
technology. If you don’t know how something works, find out. Take a class. Read
articles. Learn how to use your software to make things easier and faster.
Out & Back Up Daily.
believe a computer crash can never happen to you. Save your work somewhere
besides your computer hard drive – floppy disk, cd, DVD. Make a hard copy of
your manuscript. Print out changes as you work.
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Procrastination is ultimately based on fear of failure. It has stopped countless
book projects and stolen the vision of many more. Don’t allow procrastination to
become a giant towering over your book dreams.
of your comfort zone prepare your marketing plan, mine your existing knowledge
and create a framework for each chapter, speed write your book and you’ll be
surprised at what you can accomplish!
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