I don’t know about you, but I have a work in progress (WIP) lying half-finished in my desk drawer. Thanks Catherine for giving me some perspective and a kick in the butt.
Originally posted on CATHERINE RYAN HOWARD:
At the beginning of this year I wrote a post for that treasure trove of writing and publishing information, Writing.ie, about why you should finish your damn book. You can read that post here. It proved really popular. So popular that it seems to me like a lot of you are in the same place I was until last summer: wanting nothing more than to have finished your book, but finding yourself doing everything but writing it.
It’s all well and good for me to tell you why you should finish your book (nutshell: a finished book is the one thing everyone who ever got published/successfully self-published has in common) but how do you do it? How do you overcome procrastination? How do you finish your damn book?
I only know what worked for me, but maybe you’ll find something in there that works for you. Let’s see…
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