Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog on Why You Shouldn’t ‘Go All In’ When Starting a New Writing Project
The excitement you feel when you’re first starting to work on a new book, blog, or series of articles is addicting. But if you’re the kind of person who starts things but abandons them within a few months of hard work, not all hope is lost.
Here’s an unpopular slice of advice: When you’re starting a new writing project, put the least amount of effort into it as possible for the first month or so.
I know, I know. This goes against everything every productivity guru and writing expert has told you about rising, grinding, and keeping your head down until you make something good.
Yes, you need to be consistent — especially in the beginning.
True, you need to build a backlog of content, get a significant start on the rising action of your story, give prospective readers something to grab onto.
But even though it might seem…
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