Nevertheless, We Persist…In Our Writing

Nevertheless We Persist in Our Writing

Nevertheless, We Persist…In Our Writing Persistence is one of the most important skills you’ll ever develop. It’s the ability to work towards long-term goals, even when things get difficult or discouraging. If you don’t have persistence, it’s nearly impossible to achieve success in any aspect of life—including writing a book! Persistence Is The Ability To …

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The Importance of Writing Deadlines

If you’ve ever been around me in the month leading up to my birthday, you know that I have a pretty serious deadline-driven personality. I am constantly reminding myself and others about upcoming events and activities, both because it helps me get things done on time and because I like to be reminded of what’s coming up in my life so that I don’t forget about any important events (or birthdays). But not everyone is as driven by deadlines as I am. In fact, some people are downright afraid of deadlines—and with good reason! Deadlines can make us feel like we’re running out of time or under pressure from someone else. Sometimes they make us feel trapped or frustrated when we don’t meet them or when they’re unreasonable (like when your boss asks for three reports by tomorrow morning). Because of this fear, many people avoid setting goals at all costs—but as we’ll see here today: avoiding them doesn’t help either!

Memoirs: 10 Common Writing Mistakes

Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of writing a book is not uncommon with many published authors. Sharing our stories with people we know can be daunting. Sharing our stories with complete strangers can make us feel vulnerable and often paralyze us from a writing perspective. It doesn’t have to be so difficult. With some careful thought and preparation, you could soon be writing a manuscript that readers won’t want to put down. Here are 10 common mistakes writers often make when writing their memoirs, plus some tips to help you on your way to publishing your best seller.