This isn’t a new post, although it was updated after it appeared originally on the Poynter website. It’s intended for reporters who work on daily deadlines, but there are some gems for any writer who wants to get to the end of any project.
January is slipping by. If you still haven’t figured out how to make that resolution to write more work, here are five more ideas to try.
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Here are five ideas to help you get your writing done. With a little imagination, you could get almost any task done with some of these tips.
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If you have a deadline for a project, and time for a book leave, here’s one way to knock out a book in a relatively short time. If you can’t take six weeks off, there are still several tips worth considering for your writing schedule.
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If you’re feeling like you didn’t get enough writing done in 2014, now is the time to get ready to move on. Here are some tips to do that.
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Do you expect to be interupted in the next couple of weeks? Here are some scheduling ideas that can help you write through lots of holidays, vacations and unexpected detours in life.
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I tried NANOWRIMO for the first time this November, even though I knew November is always one of my busiest months. It came as no surprise to me that I didn’t win, although I have several thousand words that I didn’t have when the month began, and a good start on a novel that I’ve been thinking about for a few years. Despite “losing,” I liked the idea of knowing several friends — and a few thousand strangers — were working on the same project at the same time. (Five of my friends did win.)
Here’s a similar concept — Book in a Week. Instead of binge writing for a month, this group tries to get as much written as possible in one week. But they do it every month of the year. Take a look at the welcome blog.
Unlike NANO, which is free to participants, BIW asks a $3 membership fee.
Here’s a book coach who understands a lot of writers. She says writers need to understand why they’re writing any particular book. Knowing may get them all the way to the end.
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If NANOWRIMO didn’t inspire you and you want to gear up for next year, then consider these suggestions for revamping your writing habits.
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