146: 9 Tips to Keep You Unstuck

9 Tips to Keep You Unstuck

Procrastination is a self-fulfilling prophesy.

April 26, 2019


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When we first took over the Institute for Writers, I wanted to help our community of writers—our students—so I polled them and asked, "What do you think the top two reasons are for not starting (or continuing) your book?"

I thought the big answer would be "getting an agent" or “lack of publishing knowledge”, or something like that. The top answer by far was procrastination. Procrastination can grab hold and become a habit. It can allow you to play mind games with yourself.

So, let's talk about nine ways you can keep yourself from getting stuck in your writing on your way to success.

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May 15, 2019

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