Before You Edit…

After finishing the first draft, it's normal to want to celebrate. Go ahead, grab some snacks and/or drinks of your choice. Go out to dinner with your friends or family. Pat yourself on the back, take a few days off if you've been working nonstop for a while, and generally enjoy yourself. Then it's time … Continue reading Before You Edit…

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Procrastination, Distraction, and Interruptions: A Writer’s Worst Enemies

I am a procrastinator. I'm not even going to bother denying it. In fact, I'm sure that pretty much everyone in the world has procrastinated on at least something in their lives. Playing video games instead of finishing up that paper for English class? Procrastinating. Your boss wants this paperwork done by tomorrow, but you're … Continue reading Procrastination, Distraction, and Interruptions: A Writer’s Worst Enemies