Category: Writing Goals

The Intentional Reading Challenge

Note: this post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting The Writersaurus. Since we’re coming up on the end of 2017, I’ve been thinking about my goals for 2018. For me, 2017 was the year of buckling down and taking…

The Benefits of Writing Quickly

There’s a generally accepted belief among writers that it should take you years, or at least many months, to write a book. The longer you spend writing, the better. I’m a member of many indie writing groups on Facebook (and…

NaNoWriMo Boot Camp: Why Write?

Once again, NaNoWriMo fast approaches. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned veteran, I aim to help you get the best experience as possible with my NaNoWriMo Boot Camp. I myself won’t be participating this year; I will traveling to…

How natural talent ruins writing careers

Natural talent ruins writing careers? I just read an article, and it really changed the way I think of my writing, and my overall productivity in general. The article in question is The Atlantic’s “Why Writer’s are the Worst Procrastinators“, which expounded…

Writing Tasks vs. Writing Goals

Last week, I published the article Setting Realistic Writing Goals, where I talked about my new writing philosophy: having smaller writing ‘goals’ in order to be more productive. I was chatting with a writing friend about the article, and we…

setting realistic writing goals

One of the most difficult parts of establishing your writing routine is setting realistic writing goals and making measurable progress every day (or week, if you don’t write every day). Just because you’re sitting down in front of your computer does…