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4 Tips on Finishing What You Write

finish what you write

Do you really really really really *deep breath* really really really really want to finish a book? A dissertation? A proposal? A blog post?

Then our simple advice to you (that will make it MUCH more likely that you finish your behemoth of a writing project) is…write with the end in mind.

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#writing2016: Just do.

[aesop_quote type=”block” background=”#ffffff” text=”#000000″ width=”content” align=”center” size=”2″ quote=”Above all, write to preserve the scrap of an age, a voice; write so you won’t forget.” cite=”Julie Zhou” parallax=”off” direction=”left”]

 

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Books: The Power of Habit

TheRightTeam Book Recommendation from UX Designer, Christine Lee:

I know when that hotline bling
That can only mean one thing
I know when that hotline bling
That can only mean one thing
– from Hotline Bling by Drake, potentially referring to the power of a cue that triggers a response, leads to a reward and starts to become… a habit.

Let’s talk about habits, and writing.

I recently finished reading “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg, and of course I started wondering about how I can use my newfound knowledge to start building new habits into my day, such as writing every day before bed, or running in the morning 4x a week. While I didn’t finish the book feeling like I knew exactly how to revamp my personal habits, I thought I’d share the highlights of what I learned.

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Pomodoros for Writers

Pomodoro Technique

So how do you focus your mind, turn down the background noise of emails and social media, and actually create the mental space you need to get the words out? One technique I’ve been using successfully for over a decade that helped me finish six books, is the Pomodoro Technique by Francesco Cirillo.

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How to meet your writing goals with bullet journaling

discussing writing goals

My friend and fellow designer Gretchen Kish was the one who first told me about bullet journaling. She’s a mom, a designer, researcher, artist, and much more; so when she tells me a newly adopted organization system has been been helping her meet her writing goals, I take heed. While a quick internet search quickly spiraled into me trying to:

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