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Survive Writing Overwhelm : Quick Fixes

Writing Overwhelm Survival Guide

Too much to do? Very little time to it? Not making progress in what you’re attempting? Can’t see the wood for the trees in a ‘challenging’ writing project?You’re suffering from writing overwhelm.

Really? Not really.

Writing overwhelm is a work of  fiction. Your mind tricks you into believing

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What I Learnt about Writing from a Book that Has Nothing to Do About the Subject

Sometimes it takes a non-writing book to open your eyes to  the realities of  the writing process. Realities which despite you being very much aware inexplicably slip out of your consciousness.

This book, Music Habits – The Mental Game of Electronic Music Production: Finish Songs Fast, Beat Procrastination and Find Your Creative Flow by Jason Timothy talks about writing music but the thinking behind the creation process  is very much  applicable to writing.

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Which of these 2As Should Come First If You Wish to Succeed as a Writer?

I’ve met many who are more well-read than I am, more educated and have a better way with words than I do but have nothing much to show as a writer.

They know much about the writing process. They know how  writers create. They  know the subjects that would make good reading.

They can write .

But they don’t make progress because they have the first A but not the second.

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Have Multiple Writing Tasks to Complete? Here’s a Trick to Get All of Them Done

It’s not every writer who has the luxury of working on only one writing project at any time.

Whether you’re working on personal writing projects or work-related ones you’ll more often than not, have quite a few to juggle. Chances are you’ve started them on a sudden wave of inspiration. Over time you had difficulty coping   owing to time and energy constraints.

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A ‘Stupid’ Trick to Get Yourself Back into the Writing ‘Zone’ Again

Finding it a challenge to get yourself writing again? Even after your previous writing session went well? Well, it happens to most of us writers, no matter how experienced we are.

When you find yourself straying out of the ‘write zone’ you must quickly drag yourself back into the right track.

One way to help you start writing is to read inspiring quotes on beating resistance.

Alternatively you can try this ‘stupid’ trick which I often use to get me ‘warmed up’ to write again.

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Breaking the Wall That Blocks Your Writing

Facing a Wall in Your Writing? This is the Best Way to Blow It Up

So, you started your big writing project  with a bang?  Then as you kept going, you find yourself facing a wall?

You never expected the wall to be there. It had somehow appeared mysteriously.

It’s a strong, high wall. One look at it and you know there’s no way you’re going to bring it down or climb over it.

What do you do now? Two things.

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You’re Lying! You Have the Time to Write

If you keep saying you don’t have the time to write, you’ll never find the time to write.

I repeat. If you keep saying you don’t have the time to write, you’ll never find the time to write.

If you keep saying you don’t have the time to write you’re LYING!

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This ‘Demon’ Alone Will Do More Damage to Your Writing than Any Other ‘Villain’

As writers we are often assailed by numerous  false feelings that seem so real that we make them part of our belief system.

These ‘demons’ do more damage to our writing progress than any other obstacle we face in the writing process.

One terrifying demon is voice that tells us that our thoughts and words aren’t important enough to be published.

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Failed at Blogging? 3 Comeback Strategies You Could Put Into Action Now

Have you tried blogging and given up after publishing a few posts? Take heart. You’re not alone.  It’s generally accepted in the blogging world that 95% of blogs started are sooner or latter abandoned.

Listen, there’s no need to pack your bags and steer clear of blogging if your initial efforts have taken you nowhere.

Just because you couldn’t get a blog off the ground, you aren’t a failure. You simply weren’t ready for the game, when you thought you were.

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Don’t Make This Mistake If You Want to Write Faster : Learn from DJs

We would like our work to be as perfect as possible on the first attempt. Sometimes the words come out right. More often than not, they aren’t to our expectations.

We react to the ‘imperfect’ words’ and then set about  changing them.

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