Anonymous asked: I’d love to write a book, and I believe I have the talent, but I procrastinate so much when it comes to writing, I can never bring myself to just sit down and force myself to get out a chapter or two, unless one of those moods hit me where I NEED to write, you know? Do you know how I could overcome this?

Ah, yes. The terror of procrastination is something that plagues us all. Luckily, writing frequently makes one well-versed in procrastination and the techniques required to avoid it. You’re in good hands!

To be a writer, you have to love it. If you’re dreading sitting down to write, you need to make some kind of adjustment. Getting rid of distractions is important, but the most effective way of getting things done is to get yourself excited about what you’re putting onto the page. You can only call yourself a writer if you write.

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