Rachel Toor: “I Don’t Write Enough Because”

Writing for the Chronicle of Higher Education‘s “Do Your Job Better” feature, Rachel Toor lists common (and some uncommon) excuses that people use to explain why they don’t get any or more writing done.

She proposes the following remedies:

Make writing routine.

Give yourself interim deadlines.

Have a goal.

Don’t buy into your own neuroses.

Use competition as a motivator.

Get a complete draft done, even if it’s terrible).

Enlist help.

The article is on line: http://chronicle.com/article/I-Dont-Write-Enough-Because/139875/


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