At one time you couldn’t wait to get working on your writing project? But now you approach it with dread. Social media’s become cat nip. Writing sessions feel tortuous. You question EVERYTHING. Are you going backwards, forwards or around in circles — who knows? Over-editing, over-thinking, blaming yourself. Then there’s that shiny new idea you’ve just had…

Welcome. You’ve reached the sticky, swampy middle of your writing project and yep, it’s tough. It can send you down a negative mind-spiral of procrastination, self-doubt and guilt. But there is a way out.

Here’s how. In our research examining the writing processes and habits of 600 writers we found…

Chris Smith

Writing productivity coach and co-founder of Prolifiko.

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