Jumpstart your writing in 10 minutes

Jumpstart your writing in 10 minutes

81% of people want to write a book. That means, if you go to dinner with 10 other people, 8 of them have daydreamed (perhaps frequently) about seeing their name on a book cover.

So why don’t they write one?

The average book is 60,000 words. When you know what you want to say, it’s easy enough to write 1,000 words/hour.

Organize your thoughts for 30 minutes before you write and that’s 1.5 hours a day. You can also plan while you're taking a shower, driving, cooking, eating, cleaning, exercising, etc.

You could write a substantive, first draft of a book in two months – rather than spending years fantasizing about it.

Time Scarcity: why you'll always be creative "later"

Time Scarcity: why you'll always be creative "later"

The days are both long and short.

There is always time, whether it's five minutes to reorganize a messy counter, jot down an idea for a paragraph, or even pick out a new color to wear in your closet -- or an hour to write a blog post and have fun picking out my own pictures for it.

Our lives are full.

If we are blessed, they will stay that way, because that means we're really LIVING.

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This is what imperfect action looks like

This is what imperfect action looks like

My blog is not done. Some pages are barely finished. There's a downloadable PDF with a mistake. My mailing list isn't set up yet. This will be my one and only blog post, once I hit "publish." By all accounts, I should be waiting until everything is perfect to make this thing public.

Just look at all the notes I've taken - figuring out what I'm going to write about and how.

Have I brainstormed enough yet? No? Perhaps another 500 pages later, I'll be ready.

And that's nothing.

I didn't even include all the notes in my blog binder, where I have everything all divided up into neat little categories...