Taking a break from writing helps with fatigue and gets me back on track and rejuvenated. I work out: swim 50 laps, a walk and Bellyfit. One thing that helps me finish a difficult chapater is to fill the house with music. I love the La Femme Nikita soundtrack. What does everyone else do to keep going (writing that tough chapter or refreshing the creative juices)?
Today, Alex Limberg is with us again, and he is talking about one of the most important and tricky issues in writing: Endurance. It doesn’t matter how well we write, how pretty the prose or witty the dialogue. WE MUST FINISH.
No half-finished brilliant manuscript ever became a runaway best-seller but a lot of finished “meh” ones have.
Alex has some very effective tactics and practical examples to help you out.
Just look at his list and pick out the ones that work for you. And if you want to see how good your story really is or what it might be missing, definitely check out his free checklist of “44 Key Questions” to make your story awesome. Post starts in 3… 2… 1… 0:
Have you ever written an entire novel? If so, then you know that it takes a lot of stamina.
I’m not just talking…
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