Finish what you start: Following through on your writing goals

Writing is part of – or the very heart of – marketing, Content Marketing, to be more precise. So if you want to market, first learn how to write!

Write Like Rowling

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It’s the end of January and the initial excitement that once emanated from your new year’s writing goals may be losing its luster. Nearly a hundred years ago Virginia Woolf wrote in her diary:

It is worth mentioning, for future reference, that the creative power that bubbles so pleasantly in beginning a new book quiets down after a time . . . Doubts creep in. Then one becomes resigned. Determination not to give in . . . keep one at it more than anything.

Austin Kleon put a modern spin on it in his book Steal Like an Artist:

The Life of a Project

It is easy to step aside and let life get in the way – to make excuses for not writing. It is very difficult to press on and follow through. In his book Coaching the Artist Within the prolific creativity coach Eric Maisel wrote:

Some determined artists weather even the most…

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