I definitely needed to read this today, so I thought others probably would too. I’m slowly getting better at scheduling my writing, but it certainly isn’t something you change overnight!
2. Don’t tinker forever. Set a deadline. Stick to it, on penalty of noogies.
3. If you’re a slow writer, outline first so you’ll stay on track. Stop at a place where you know what happens next. You’ll start tomorrow without pausing, stopping or getting stumped.
4. Think of how great it’s going to be once you’ve published. Alert your readers to your progress so they know when to expect the next book launch. You’ll keep your momentum going with a little positive pressure. There are numerous free word count bars you can put on your author site to display your daily progress. That which is measured, improves. That which is not, is rued.
5. Give your graphic designer enough warning so when you’re ready with the manuscript, he’s ready with the cover. You’ll deliver rather than stretch it out…
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