Why You Can’t Wait Too Long to Start Writing Something New


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog on why you can’t wait too long to start writing something new.

Meg Dowell Writes

What are you waiting for?

You could probably list a dozen things, if I asked you to.

Why haven’t you started writing that thing you’ve wanted to start writing for the past six months?

There’s a reason. At least, you’ve come up with one that’s bought you some time. For now.

There are some benefits to waiting to start something new, instead of jumping right into a project you aren’t 100 percent sure will work out.

But when you put things off for too long, your anticipation becomes poisonous to your productivity. You’re so excited about what you haven’t started that you almost start to feel like you already have.

And then, often, you just never get around to actually doing anything. Your excitement fades. You just shrug and decide you’d rather move on to something else … or not.

There are probably a lot of reasons people wait to…

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