Do you want to learn how to be successful as a writer? Then read this post. The fact is, we all want to be successful as writers, but what does success as a writer actually mean to you?
Do you want to be famous because of what you write? Perhaps, you want to be famous and rich? I know, both can go hand in hand. Being famous as a writer most of the time, means you are also making an income from your writing. And why not?
For as long as I can remember, all I wanted to do was read and tell stories. If I can do this as well as make an income from it, then that’s fantastic, right?
The most important thing is to turn up and do the work. To have a shot at being famous and make an income from your writing, you have to write consistently. There are no short cuts, unfortunately. You have to push yourself all the time, otherwise, in my opinion, you are betraying the craft. Hard work is the route to success.
In this post, 5 Ridiculously Simple Steps To Be A Successful Writer, which I published in Medium, I outlined the simple steps writers need to follow in other to be successful. Yes, it is actually easy to become successful as a writer. Head over to Medium and read my article.
While we all want to keep pushing until we achieve the success we believe we deserve, it can be overwhelming sometimes.
You know why?
Writing can be lonely, especially if you tend to sit in front of your computer all day. Although I hold down a 9-5 job, and pretty much outside everyday, sometimes I break the routine by doing other unrelated stuff, such as wondering around in parks, catching movies with family or friends and window shopping. These activities help me unwind. They also give me inspiration for writing.
Have you ever felt like quitting? I have on occasions.
In this article, I discussed ways to help you focus on the tasks at hand even when you feel like quitting.
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