One of my VIP clients is the inspiration behind this week’s article!
There is a point in your writing journey when every author realizes that the next, and only, step is:
Write The Book.
To spend the time, day after day, week after week, to put words on paper.
The learning is over, the doing has started. And yes, through the doing, through the writing, skills are honed, stories are told, and progress is made. After all, you are harnessing the power of mini-goals, right?
But what happens when you feel like you’ve stalled out? Like the finish-line is so far away that you might as well give up?
I get it!
You see, there’s a moment on every backpacking trip where I feel the same way. And it’s always on the way BACK to the truck! It’s the moment when my legs are burning and shaking, I’m hot and sweaty, the backpack has gotten heavier…
It’s the moment when the water in the CamelBak is too warm to be refreshing, (or has run out entirely!), the pick-me-up snacks in my pocket have all been eaten, and my back hurts, my shoulders ache, and my blisters have blisters.
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For an author, giving up is a choice. It’s rarely a conscious choice; usually days go by without work on the manuscript. Days turn into weeks, weeks turn into months, and then the dream dies quietly and only guilt and dried up ideas remain.
That’s not what I want for you! And right now, in this week, you’ve got a special opportunity for your writing.
Daylight Savings Time.
For most of the USA, clocks fell back an hour. And while your smart phone knows the difference, your body does not. You’re probably still waking up at the same “time” you did all summer, only now you’ve got an extra hour in your morning before Stuff Must Be Done.
What if you took that hour and redirected it into your goals?
And then, what if you doubled-down on your writing efforts – just for the month of November. Make it your own personal “get it done” month and see what is possible with a month-long push.
And remember: you don’t need to go it alone! In fact, I want to invite you to be a Charter Member of The Book Gameplan Membership. When you join, I’ll not only walk you through the entire book-writing process, step-by-step, but I’ll also mail you some fantastic goodies.
When you enroll as a Charter Member before November 30, 2019, I’ll also include a special don’t-want-to-miss-it bonus of a Half-Day Story Telling Retreat. You don’t want to miss this!
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