Enthusiasm for your latest writing project is a necessary ingredient to seeing it through to publication. Spend the coming days identifying all the things you love about your story. What makes it unique? What makes it compelling? If the story is special to you, it will be special to readers, as well.
Tag Archives: author motivation
With summer in full swing, seek out new ways to motivate yourself to keep up the good habits you set during the Write by Midnight challenge. Consider submitting some of your work to an upcoming writing contest or signing up for a critique at a conference. Having a firm entry deadline will encourage you to get words on the page.
How has your mother influenced your writing?
You finally have a moment to write, but what to do with your limited time? Here’s a practical prompt to kickstart the story you’re working on right now. The clock is ticking, people. Start writing.
Today is November 1, the first day of National Novel Writing Month. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to write a novel in a month, but really it’s to learn how to write faster and train yourself to be a more productive writer. Give it a try: https://nanowrimo.org/