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Now’s the Time. Don’t Wait Any Longer

Don’t Be Like Him

Some years back an old friend said he had compiled a priority list to be used as a guide to help him climb the ladder of success.

Top on the list is to make tonnes of money.

Item number two also had to do with becoming filthy rich.

But item number 3 of 4 was to write.

Nothing wrong with this priority. Only that this was one  guy who never showed any inclination towards reading or writing during our college days.

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Get Rid of To-Do Lists if They Don’t Work For You. Go Kamikaze!

Get rid of  to-do lists if they don’t work for you.

Make life easier for yourself.

Just do the first thing that comes to make mind.

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Here’s What You Should Do if You Don’t Value Your Time

Time seems to be available in abundance at no cost. It’s probably why it’s not appreciated in most instances.

Though available freely, once lost, it’s never recoverable. Have you ever regretted not doing something you ought to have done when you had all the time?

Most of us don’t value our time. Time might even be a chore to us.

We’ve come across people who say, “I’m looking for ways to kill  time.”

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Procrastinating Writer

Still Procrastinating? Try this One-Minute Last Fix

What do the above two words mean?

Two things.

  1. Procrastination has been a problem with you for a long time.
  2. You’ve been trying to fix it with various solutions without much success.

You  might have given in and slipped back into your default mode: Natural Procrastinator.

Chances are you’re still wondering why you still procrastinate WHEN YOU CAN ACTUALLY DO whatever it is that you want to do.

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Avoiding Distractions: No More Detours in Your Writing Journey

Dive in Immediately
One way to avoid distractions is to dive in when the time to write arrives. Don’t delay even for a few seconds.

While your computer is powering on, you may want to check out a file you see on the desktop screen. Resist the temptation. Better still, have a clear sky screen except for the recycle bin and your word processing program icon.

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Inspiring Quotes on Beating Resistance and Getting Started With Your Writing

The only thing harder than writing is starting to write.” Susan Shaughnessy in Walking on Alligators

No matter how long you’ve been writing, you’ll find that the toughest part is always getting started.

Getting started means putting yourself in the mood to write, which is not easy if you’re tempted by other interesting or less painful things.

Then when you get into the mood, you have to show up at the page. Whether you’re starting a new piece of continuing an existing piece, it takes a great amount of mental strength and courage to just show up at the page.

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