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Cures for Procrastinators in One Minute Flat

Why is getting started often the hardest problem that writers face? Today, I piddled around with journaling, reading blogs, watering flowers, some marketing…all the while “getting ready” to write. But by noon, I hadn’t written Word One. There was no … Continue reading

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Getting Your Ducks in a Row: Organization or Procrastination?

Some time ago one of Suzanne Lieurance’s email “Morning Nudges” hit me between the eyes, and I printed it out as a reminder. I see this week that I need the same nudge again. Maybe you do too. Ducks on Parade “People will tell you … Continue reading

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Five Stages of Procrastination

How is procrastination like a bridge you set on fire yourself? According to Neil Fiore in The Now Habit, it’s similar to a situation where we scare ourselves into being frozen. Fiore says to imagine a very long flat board … Continue reading

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The Vicious Procrastination Cycle

Because I have a tight deadline, and I also need to go to bed early for a race I’m running in the morning, I am going to re-run a popular article from a few years ago on the procrastination cycle. … Continue reading

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Three Reasons Your Writing Life Isn’t Working–and What To Do

What’s wrong with me? you wonder. Why doesn’t this writing advice work? A third worrisome thought nibbles at the back of your brain: Maybe I’m not a writer after all.  Not to worry. I’ve identified three of the most common … Continue reading

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