Category Archives: Stay Productive

Writing Is A Mental Game – What You Can Do To Win

It’s a mental game writers are very aware of… We know we have the words inside – if we could just get them out. We know we could write a book – if we just had the time. We know our writing is as good as other similar books we’ve read – if we could…

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Increase Your Publishing Odds

  Recently, I heard the publishing business referred to as an odds game. The idea is that the more you submit, the higher your chances are of getting a piece published. So, I told God that the odds were against me. Am I not your partner in writing? You’re right, I said. The odds are…

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How To Stop Distracting Yourself From Writing

  Do you ever sit down to write, pick up your pen or get the page opened, jump up for your tea, remember you wanted to get a load of laundry going…   Here are two strategies to combat those distractions we create ourselves! A standing desk Background chatter Standing desk If you are piling…

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3 Tactics for Distraction-Free Writing

‘So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.’ Matthew 6:34 (NRSV) It’s so easy to get distracted. We know this. And it’s also easy to blame the distractions for not writing or not fulfilling our daily word count or writing work. Doc Hensley,…

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