Here is a blog post from a fellow writer. I like the “Baby Steps” she has listed.
It’s not all joy and expansive prose when you’re new at this writing schnizzle. Sometimes it just plain sucks. I’ve made a list of all the things I’m good at and all the things I’m struggling with. These are the things where I need to engage the force and shut up and just get on with it!
1. Procrastination. I’m sure that draw needs re-organising, the cat needs feeding and if really in a rut, I may even talk to the husband.
2. Using the words:- Turned, saw, look, looked, began, begin/s, started, while (and whilst, I like to mix things up y’know?), was, had, told, knew and heard. – I opened Scrivener to see how many words I had in my search list and trust me, – this wasn’t all of them.
3. Editing, because I can’t get past Chapter twenty-two.
4. Fear of finishing (hmm linked…
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