Even the most successful writers have minds that go blank occasionally. These writing tips will help you overcome the paralysis that stops you from getting your words… Read More »5 Writing Tips for When Your Mind is Blank
smart writing goals
What are your writing goals? You won’t get far without them! Below are four examples of a professional writer’s goals. They’re more than my own resolutions… Read More »4 Examples of a Professional Writer’s Goals
If you develop a writing plan, you’re more likely to stay motivated and disciplined to write. These steps to developing a writing plan are from… Read More »Developing a Writing Plan in 4 Easy Steps
To be successful, writers need to step away from their career goals (whether that’s getting a book published, maintaining a personal blog, or freelancing for national magazines) regularly. We need to jump off the merry-go-round of pitching ideas, researching books or articles, and blogging our hearts out to figure out where our career is going!
A quip about goals:
“It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life does not lie in not reaching your goal,” said Benjamin E. Mays. “The tragedy of life lies in having no goal to reach.”
Writers need goals – and they also need to know when to re-evaluate or even give up on the goals they’ve set. Click Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time for help with goal setting (it doesn’t sound like it’s about career goals, but it is!). And, read on for signs it’s time to reevaluate your career goals…Read More »4 Signs You Need to Reevaluate Your Writing or Publication Goals