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What’s getting in your way when it comes to writing?
Here are even more excuses, and some tips for dealing with them. =)
- Excuse: “I don’t know what to write about.”
- Write about what you don’t know.
- Pay attention to what you’re learning.
- Figure out what you think.
- Ask for feedback.
- Deal with writer’s block
- Find tons of topics
- Excuse: “There’s so much I can’t write about.”
- Focus on what you can’t help but sharing.
- Excuse: “But I’m not an expert yet!”
- Share while you learn
- Excuse: “I don’t want to be wrong.”
- Test what you know by sharing
- Excuse: “I feel so scattered and distracted.”
- Don’t worry about your strategy
- It’s okay to write about different things
- Plan, organize, write, improve
- Excuse: “I have all these ideas, but I never finish posts…”
- Turn your ideas into small questions, then answer those.
- Excuse: “I don’t feel like I’m making progress towards my goals.”
- Be clear about your goals and possible approaches.
- Excuse: “It takes too much time to write.”
- Make sharing part of the way you work.
- Excuse: “I’m too tired to write.”
- Figure out what you can write better when you’re tired.
- Excuse: “No one’s going to read it anyway.”
- Focus on selfish benefits.
- Get other people to read your posts.
Feel free to comment or email with more excuses and tips!