Check out this advice for new writers from this post on Anna Dobritt’s blog
Advice for New Writers
- Find a quiet place to write. Preferably a home office or a bedroom where you can shut the door and ignore the rest of the world. If that isn’t possible find a quiet corner in a room or go to the library to write.
- Set a specific time for writing each day. Let people know you don’t want to be disturbed during this time, unless there’s an emergency. Keep distractions to the minimum, background music is fine. Don’t open your browser unless you need to look something up.
- Set a reasonable goal each day. Two hundred words, five hundred words, a thousand words. Select something you feel comfortable doing. Going over the limit is fine.
4. Write every day. It doesn’t matter if what you write has nothing to do with your book. Get into the habit of sitting down and putting something on paper or…
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