On the Way to Writing Success…

We can learn so much from each other. And these lessons will help us shorten the learning curve. Here are four great articles to help you along the way to writing success.

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For some great advice (and funny cartoons) about rejection, see My Love-Hate (Ok, Mostly Hate) Relationship With Rejections, Plus What I’ve Learned Along The Way.

Both putting in the writing time AND writing with intention and a purpose are needed. Great article–be sure to read it to the end. See 10 Years of Silence: How long it took Mozart, Picasso and Kobe Bryant to be Successful“When most people talk about working hard, they use the amount of time they worked as an indicator of how hard they worked. (i.e. “I worked 60 hours this week!”) Putting in a lot of time might make you tired, but simply working a lot (even if it’s 10,000 hours over the course of your career) isn’t enough to make you a top performer. It’s not the same thing as practicing deliberately. “

This is funny, and oh, so true! Click, Clack, Moo: Why you MUST stop dumbing yourself down.

“Sometimes I feel like an overwhelmed workaholic who has spread herself too thin.” If that sounds like you sometimes, you will enjoy Overwhelmed? Overworked? Over-Committed? How to Keep Focus in 2014. This gal has taken goal accomplishment and self-accountability to a whole new level–a level that will keep her focused!

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