5 Bad Habits Most New Writers Can Relate To

And even some old writers too

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You’re new on the platform, you want to make your mark, you want people to discover you, I get it.

However, the urge to succeed can make you develop some unproductive habits that’ll either slow down your progress or make you lose your mind. Some of which are:

1. You check your stats…




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Ceejay loves science, tech, nature, psychology, and also happens to be a bit introverted. Crap! Ceejay's said too much, back to the hole to continue hibernating

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