Motivation

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How to Write Faster: 25 Ways to Be A Prolific Writer (without the burnout)

Want to write more in less time? Here are 25 tried and tested ways to be a faster writer while maintaining a healthy balance in life and work.

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Are You Really, Truly Meant to Be A Writer?

The writer's life can be full of uncertainty. If you're not sure being a writer is for you, try this simple approach to figuring out what's worth pursuing.

imposter syndrome

How to Use Self-Doubt to Your Advantage

Many writers suffer self-doubt. Instead of letting self-doubt consume you, face it. Use self-doubt as a motivator to be a better writer.

A Writer’s Reflections: Focus On Lessons Learned Not Tasks Complete

When reflecting on your writing life and achievements, looking at the hard numbers might not be as effective as focussing on the lessons you've learned.

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5 Basic Focus Hacks for Writers

How do you stay focused as a writer? We’ve all got busy lives. We need to do things like day...

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6 Simple Motivation Hacks Every Writer Should Know About

We all know the feeling of not wanting to write. Motivation is fleeting, but alas those words still need to...

writer's motivation

George Orwell’s Personal Guide on the Motivation to Write

Every writer has his or her own motivations to write. Writing is hard work, often without much external reward. Something must compel us. I always enjoy reading about what motivates other writers to write. One of the more interesting treatises I've come across is George Orwell’s essay, 'Why I Write'.

Have You Ever Considered Working With A Writing Buddy?

Exercise buddies are not a novel concept. Exercise buddies are training partners, someone you enjoy spending time with and enjoy...

Motivation to Write. Drive to Write: Mastering the Difference

Most writers have some form of motivation to write. It’s what we want to get out of writing. Some writers...