The 5 Best Morning Routines for Writers

Best Morning Routines for Writers

Have you ever felt like the first hour of the morning sets you on a direct trajectory towards the rest of your day?

You’re either “up and at ’em” and ready to conquer the world, or you’re…well…you’re physically present, but your mind is somewhere else.

Whether it’s still asleep or just dreaming of your future vacation days, you just cannot seem to focus.

No matter how you feel when you wake up, do you maintain a normal morning routine?

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Why You Should Write A Crappy First Draft

Why You Should Write a Crappy First Draft

Writer’s Block. Those two little words can derail just about any writing session.

One of the major causes of writer’s block is perfectionism: trying to make everything perfect in the first draft.

When you try to do both the writing and the editing, you’re running your creative brain and your logical brain at the same time. That can kill your productivity.

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7 Tips to Increase Your Typing Speed

There you are, writing an email to a friend when all of a sudden you have a “Eureka!” moment about how to set up a breathtaking climax for your current manuscript.

You quickly pull up a blank document and start to type, but after a few minutes you lose your train of thought—because you’re only typing at 20 wpm, but your brain is dictating the scene at 60.

It’s essential for writers and authors to have a fast typing speed; you need to easily jot down ideas as they come to mind.

If you’re typing at 20 wpm, chances are you’ll spend more time trying to remember that great scene than you will typing it.

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