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    For Writers,  Motivation

    The One Thing Everyone Writing a Book Should Know

    If someone told me this when I was starting my writing career, I would probably have a dozen books written by now. Instead, I spent years feeling like my writing was inferior and in turn, procrastinating the stories I wanted to write. But, in recent months, I’ve learned something and I think it might help you to hear it. This is what anyone who wants to write a book should know. You will almost certainly hold yourself back in some way because it’s in our nature as humans to criticize ourselves and our work harshly. And though this can be somewhat annoying, I think it also has its benefits. This…

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    How To,  Motivation

    How To Actually Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution of Writing a Book

    Many people make a New Year’s resolution and do great…for awhile. Eventually, they end up forgetting about it, working towards something else, or become unmotivated. A goal I see many people set for their resolution is to write a book, but by December 31st, few have a complete story (and some haven’t even started it). I think the issue comes from three areas: loosing interest, feeling overwhelmed, and not being clear on what needs done. Today, I’ll go over how to achieve the New Year’s resolutions you set. Mostly, this post is focused on achieving the goal of writing a book, but you can apply these tips to almost any…

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    Best Writers Quotes for Inspiration

    As writers, we find comfort, not only in the words we lay, but also in the words we read. And, as a community, we can relate to the joy, frustration, and excitement we find in our work. We find we are not alone with the struggles we face; and, in reading quotes from writers, we find solace. Some of the most famous quotes from authors are not in their novels, but in how they describe writing. They give us the hope and motivation to continue with our own careers and dive deep into our work. I have gathered 40 of my favorite writers quotes that have inspired me in my…

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    Powerful Quotes From Banned Books

    Books often hold a unique view of the world, of people, of life. And, when books are banned, whether for language, themes, or content matter, people can miss out on the messages these books hold. So, take a look at some powerful quotes from banned books. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.” To Kill a Mockingbird / Harper Lee “More was revealed in a human face than a human being can bear face to face.” One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest / Ken Kesey “We gained control of many things, but we had to let go of others.” The Giver /…

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    Motivation,  Writing Tips

    How Writing a Novel Will Transform You and Your Life

    Writing a novel is on many people’s bucket lists, but few actually get to cross it off and mark it done. Such a feat can take years to accomplish, and the finish line frequently seems to drift farther and farther away. Completing the daunting challenge of writing a novel doesn’t have to be complicated or stressful, though. And, if you want to buckle down and finish a book finally, you can check out my post detailing the entire writing process broken down into seven simple steps. Once you complete your novel, you may find yourself completely or slightly transformed; the power of writing is incredible. Completing a novel comes with…

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    64 Inspiring Powerful Quotes About Books and Reading

    As writers and readers, inspiration is everything. When motivation fades and you’re not sure why you write or why you read, quotes like the ones below can remind you. Keep that energy moving by reading some of my favorite quotes about books and reading. “I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep, I wrote in the dark.” Henry David Thoreau “I have lived a thousand lives and I have loved a thousand loves. I’ve walked on distant worlds and seen the end of time. Because I read.” George R.R. Martin “Old books exert a strange fascination in me; their smell, their feel, their…

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    Motivation,  Productivity

    Achieve Your Big Goals Easily With This Productivity Planner PDF

    As someone who always has multiple projects in progress, trying to remember all that needs to be done for each idea can be difficult, to say the least. What did I need to research for that post? When was that story being published? Did I post to Instagram today? Oh, and don’t I have a dentist appointment tomorrow? Life gets complicated, and tasks pile-up; it’s inevitable, but that doesn’t mean all hope is lost. We just need to refocus and realign our goals, plan out projects in a more simplified way, and get to work on reaching the goals we set for ourselves. This digital un-dated productivity planner can help…

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    Motivating Wallpapers Free Download and How to Stay Motivated

    Are you searching for motivating wallpapers to boost the motivation you are lacking to achieve your goals? Have you found yourself in a sort of limbo with your aspirations? You feel as though you’re trying and trying, but no matter what you do, your goals seem farther away than ever. That feeling, the frustration, can be so disheartening and may drain any motivation you hold. Having positive, motivating wallpapers, quotes, images, and other decorations around you daily can help you stay focused and to push through the upset on the journey to achieving your goals. Keep reading to get a free download of ten motivating phone wallpapers and find out…