motivated to write
Six tips for staying motivated to write, from successful writers, freelancers, novelists, playwrights, and poets — because they know how to stay motivated to write despite rejection.… Read More »6 Tips for Staying Motivated to Write From Successful Writers
If you’re new to writing at Suite101, you may feel unmotivated by the first few months of low income. These tips for staying motivated are from Prerna Malik, who just finished her first six months as a Suite writer.
Before her tips for new “Suitees”, a quip:
“I don’t believe in writer’s block,” said Elmore Leonard. “I don’t know what that is. There are just certain little areas that I know I’m going to get through. It’s just a matter of finding a way.”
That’s how I felt during my first year of writing for Suite! I knew it would pay off financially (it already had professionally) – but I just had to get through the first few months of low income and the resulting low motivation to keep writing. All writers need to be resilient, regardless of their genre, audience, or experience…we all need to keep writing because persistence and patience pays off! To learn how published authors failed and bounced back, click The Resilient Writer: Tales of Rejection and Triumph by 23 Top Authors. And read on for Prerna’s tips for web writers…Read More »New Suite101 Writers – How to Stay Motivated to Keep Writing
These tips for avoiding writer’s burnout will help you recognize the best time to take a break from a hard day of writing (and let’s face… Read More »3 Ways to Avoid Burning Out as a Writer