How to stay accountable to writing: Don’t make excuses and share your project

Deanna Martinez
Jan 5, 2019 · 1 min read

Do some of these sound familiar?

  • Oh, if only I could find time to write! You can.
  • How do you find time to write books? I make time. I schedule it in.
  • You must have a lot of free time if you have written three books! I do not have tons of free time on my hands.
  • You must not be married or have children if you are an author. I am married and have two children.

How in the world can one stay on task when writing? I’ll give you a tip: Tell people what you are doing.

Tell people you trust. Share with those who will encourage you and not hold you back. Tell them that you are writing a book. Make a blog and blog about the process. Post it on Facebook. Just get the word out. By telling people what you are doing, you will be encouraged to keep going and to finish your project. You may even be able to pick up helpful tips along the way. People know people and you never know what types of doors will open for you by sharing your project.

Writing and Editing Tips

If you are a writer, author, blogger, editor, or want to…

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