Focus

Focus or the lack there of can kill your book before you’re even finished.  The lure of other ideas can be tempting but if you let yourself be distracted you may never finish what you are currently working on. That amazing brain child will end up still born, never realizing its promise.

As a writer you will have other ideas. It’s a given. That is why a good portion of us write; to rid our brains of the clutter that accumulates. Write down your ideas. Keep a notebook. Just don’t let the idea of something new and shiny lead you away from your current project.

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Published by: thecoffeefox

Once upon a time there was a woman who was a writer. She was either cursed or blessed from birth to be so and there was much debate on which it was. One day a very discouraging (and not very original) person told her not to give up her day job. The woman smiled and said that was a wonderful idea. Following the unwittingly clever advice of her critic, the woman found a job working nights, which left her days free to write. Even better, the night job had an unusual schedule which packed two weeks worth of work into one, so the writer was able to have every other week off to sit on her front porch, daydream, and of course write. However, working at night and writing during the day left little time for sleep, so the poor writer occasionally went a little mad, but she decided it was an acceptable price to pay to be able to continue following her curse-blessing. Also she likes tea. :)

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