Setting out to write a book often comes with a surge of energy and inspiration. The words flow and the ideas emerge. Maybe you’re writing a nonfiction book to help expand your platform or share a new tool with the world. Maybe you’re penning the next bestselling mystery series. No matter the writing project, things… Continue reading Why Finishing A Book Is Harder Now Than Ever (And How to Gain the Competitive Edge)
First off, the main thing: You want to write a book! You are so cool. So… What’s stopping you from getting your stuff out there? Wherever you are in your book writing process, whether you are just starting out, somewhere in the middle, or sitting on a finished manuscript and researching book printing options… there’s… Continue reading You’re Blocked About Finishing Your Book Because You Feel Mixed About Self-Publishing
It can be hard to press on and finish a first draft, especially when you discover there is a critical problem with the way you have been writing it. Let’s say you’re writing a novel with an awesome story and a great main character. Everything seems to be going along nicely until you realize you… Continue reading Should You Finish a Broken First Draft Or Go Back And Fix Its Problems?
I don’t know about you, but I love to start new projects. It’s almost like a high I get from some drug. I see the whole world through a different lens. It’s not just me that feels inspired. Everything looks different to me. Anything seems doable. At first when you begin a new writing project… Continue reading Perfectionism, Burnout, and Finishing What You Start