This is another bonus post for today, as I’ve just updated my resume onsite to a visual one.
What does a Writer’s Resume include? That’s a good question for people like me – aspiring authors (not aspiring writers, as many of us have a large body of written work, but are currently working towards becoming a published author of a book).
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Stories abound about eccentric authors who could only write if doing so in the buff, or accompanied by some specific knick-knacks, a special branded pen, or two family dogs asleep beside them.
Now psychologists say these odd habits or rituals serve a purpose. A successful writer will form their own core habits around rituals and routines which signify the movement into writing.
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I made this graphic for myself today, after pondering the questions from the previous post. It contains some of my favourite books, television series and movies, and some of my favourite writers.
As writers, we constantly jumble a list of questions – Who, What, Where, How and importantly the Why of motivation. Here’s a bonus graphic for today, asking us some random questions. But asking some other questions of ourselves is something we should do periodically.
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A core habit for successful writers to form, the setting of a daily writing quota for writing can take several forms. This post will discuss some, with examples.
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This is a quick bonus for P day. A list of podcasts for writers. Use them for motivation, to keep informed, and sometimes just to remind yourself that we share the same issues and joys as many other writers.
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This is a bonus post for today. Many of the posts in this series deal around the large topic of productivity, so I haven’t pinpointed the subject into one post. But I wanted to share this video below.
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Two infographics that should convince you how important it is to not sit down too much.
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Most writers know of the acronym – BICFOK: Butt in chair, fingers on keyboard. It leverages off the maxim: Writer’s Write.
Within reason, I say. Because now I’m going to propose a new acronym, BOOCWAW – Butt Out of Chair, Walk around Writing.
And the Pomodoro system for time management will allow us to get the most of both our BICFOC time and BOOCWAW.
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