Every writer I know desires to write that next Great American book. They talk about it with their friends, their family encourages them, and yet years go by and they’ve barely touched the book. Why? They have not established good writing goals.
I’ve mentioned on this blog before, writing is hard work. But setting goals will make your writing Adventure that much better.
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Have you ever taken a road trip without a map or clear directions? Maybe you want to take your wife to a fancy 5 Star Restaurant but you failed to set the reservations. This is what happens in our life if we desire something but we never set a written goal with specific action steps to get us from point A to Victory.
For years, I desire to write a book. The dream so realistic, I could taste it. However, I never put action steps in place to make it a reality. I would Flounder with the idea 4 months or years on end before writing the very first word. When the book was finally finished, I desired to write more and yet, it took 5 years to write another short book.
Writing is as much art as it is finding the right resources to get the job accomplished. I know many writers who struggle with just that–resources.
When I started my journey of writing, I had no clue what I was doing. In fact, I felt like a fraud and worse, I felt alone. Without a clue where to look, I nearly gave up, threw in the towel, and said, ‘I quit.’
Congratulations, you made it through your book, you now have something in your hands. You’ve worked for months on end and you finally have that finished manuscript. You excitedly print out your hard work, place it before you on the desk and wonder, now what do I do?
In today’s episode, I talk about the next phase of your writing journey. All your hard work has finally paid off and now your book needs to be rewarded. It’s time to talk about editing.
Have you ever had a dream where you’ve desired something bigger than yourself? You work hard, you strive, and you see part of your dream fulfilled but now you want more?
In today’s podcast episode, I’m opening up about my personal journey of writing and how it is changed my life. Going to hear stories of my friends and how they have touched my life, and how kinship Spurs you on to do more.
Do you feel that life is difficult and you feel out of balance or out of touch with reality? The Writer’s life is hard, and if we get out of sync inside of our soul we don’t have the resources in our well to draw from.
In today’s episode, we’re talking about living a writer’s healthy balanced life, and what that looks like. The more balanced we are in life the more we can become effective communicators of the message that God has put in our hearts.
We all fail. Some fail largely while others fail on a small scale. But failure is something we all face and the question remains, how do we move forward?
In today’s episode, we’re looking at how we can pick up the pieces and live the life we want. Failure is a short-term hurdle and how we choose to jump those hurdles determines our success.
Book writing can feel overwhelming. If you are writing your first book, questions of, how long should chapters be or how many words do I need to write a full-length novel, take center stage in your mind.
In today’s episode, I’m talking about novel writing from beginning to end. Now that we’ve approached the half-point in NaNoWriMo, If you’re struggling on structuring your book, this is the episode you need to plan your book and before handing it off to an editor.
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One week into NaNoWriMo and you now are trying to beat a deadline without purpose in your writing.
Does that sound like you? In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about writing with purpose. As we go through the motions of meeting our 1667 words a day, we must not forget the reason we write. We write to entertain, educate, encourage, and inspire people to action.
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It’s that time of year again, a time when Writers come out of the woodwork to write their books. That time of year is none other than NaNoWriMo month.
In today’s episode, we’re talking about how to use the month of November to write the first 50,000 words of your book. This challenge is both exhilarating, fun, and hard work. But with the right tools, you’ll have a book, that you never thought you would be able to write, in your hands.