Every writer does this–makes excuses about not having time to write, whether it’s the pressure at work, pressing family needs taking precedence, or— fill in the blank for an excuse: 1)______________2)_____________3)____________________4)________________etc. Does this ring a bell? Yank your chain?
Usually this kind of procrastination can hold a writer back from completing a writing project–it can [...]
Ten Great 2012 Resolutions and Other Writerly Activities to Stimulate Your Writing Life
1. Find more creative ways to counteract procrastination including physical pain, if necessary. German method: Slap yourself…but not too hard or you won’t be able to read what you just wrote down.
2. Reward ourselves for writing well. Get a massage, a [...]