10 Things All Writers Need to Succeed (Before They Even Start Writing)


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog with 10 Things All Writers Need to Succeed (Before They Even Start Writing)

Meg Dowell

1. A plan. Yes, writing can be spontaneous. But you need to have strategies in place for how you’re going to fit writing into your schedule before you begin.

2. A deadline. Some people don’t work great under pressure, and if so, maybe this won’t be your go-to strategy. But some people really need to know they’re working on a timeline, even if it’s a timeline they’ve created for themselves.

3. All the snacks. Seriously. Creativity requires fuel.

4. A goal. It doesn’t even have to be an ambitious goal. “Write five days in a row” is a great goal even if it’s a small one. Everyone has to start somewhere!

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