Waiting for the muse to strike is a luxury most writers don’t have.
Though writing is most enjoyable when you are on a roll, most days spent
assembling sentences are an arduous slog. When you’re out of ideas, the ink
seems to dry up.
Many writers have discovered that daily habits increase the likelihood of
breaking the logjam, and
good writing takes daily practice.
from The Wiley Network outlines 12 habits of successful writers, focusing
on how writers can churn out more words.
It offers these suggestions, among others:
Don’t “overtalk” your projects.
Are you a “talker” or a “writer”?
Remember that stuff happens when you’re not “working.”
Sometimes a breakthrough comes while you are walking the dog.
Know how to finish a draft.
Sometimes you just have to wrap it up and come back to it later.
Work on more than one project at a time.
One piece of writing might help inspire another.
What rules do you live by to keep the words flowing, PR Daily
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