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5 Ways to Stay Motivated as a Writer

Finding the motivation to write a book, a post or a journalistic piece is so easy. All you have to do is read something trashy. And voila! You¬†realize you could write something wayy better than that ūüėČ

So, in the first flush of confidence, you start that novel. You write a few hundred or thousand words and feel elated. You take a break for a few hours. Only, that short break turns into days and weeks of writing zilch. You realise getting motivated is so much easier than staying motivated.

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Why Precision in Your Writing Matters

I had an interesting conversation on the subject of Precision with the husband a few days back. And since then, I have been mulling about how what he said applies to writers as well.

Basically,¬†he gave a few examples of excellence and precision (yup, we’re geeks, him more than me, so yes, we do talk like that now and then! ) : Lego, Swiss watches and German machine tools…no, this is not a plug (at least not a paid one)¬†for any¬†of these products…but each one is known for, you guessed it — Precision: Exacting standards in product-making, which makes the product¬†stand out over every other competitor.

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