Can’t Write Consistently? Here’s How to Fix That

Here lately I have been writing every day, but not necessarily working on book projects. A lot of what I’ve been doing is writing content for blog interviews, my media kit, and either my blog or guest posts for other blogs. No matter what you write, it’s still writing.

Meg Dowell Writes

It’s probably happened to you a dozen times by now. You set a new writing goal, one you finally feel like you can achieve. (Let’s say 250 words per day for six months). For the first week, you crush that goal every single day. A few days, you even get close to doubling it.

But then you miss a day. Just one — no big deal, right?

Then you miss another. And another.

And before you know it, six months have passed and you have no idea how you managed to not write anything at all for so many days in a row.

This is the reality for way too many aspiring writers. And the solution is so much simpler than you might think.

Consistent writing is the first action step I recommend to people who start writing a lot of things but never end up finishing them. It’s like…

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