A New Habit for a New Year
It’s New Year’s Eve and I’m ready to put 2012 to bed.
But before I do, I’ve got a proposition for you …
It’s not a “resolution” per se … but rather a habit I’d like you to create in 2013.
One that will have great impact on your ability to write well, and ultimately will make you more successful as a working writer.
What is it?
Writing every day.
Specifically, writing every day with the goal of becoming a better writer.
I know it’s not a new idea, and it’s advice you’ll hear time and time again from some of the most successful writers in the industry. But if you haven’t yet picked up the habit, I’d like for you to commit to doing it this year.
Because besides becoming a better writer, it can help you become a more profitable writer too …
- The more you write, the faster you write …
- The faster you write, the less time you spend on each project …
- The less time you spend on each project, the more the value of your time increases …
Ultimately making you more effective and more profitable whenever you sit down to do work for a client.
Pretty good habit to pick up, right?
To be honest, I’ve had trouble doing it this past year, but I’m determined to be successful in 2013. And I hope you’ll do it with me … we can even keep each other accountable.
One thing I’ve learned is that it’s important to pick a time of day that you’re able to commit to on most days. You should also pick a daily goal — whether it’s number of words or duration of time — and don’t stop until you hit it.
We’re going to start tomorrow …
And I’m going to ask you to check in with me this week so you can be held accountable. (I’m also happy to continue doing it after this week too!)
If you’re going to try and write every day in 2013, post a comment here or on my FB page.
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