Writing daily is a ton of effort to do it, but it does seem to increase engagement, signups and traffic. It also helps me process my thoughts and decide on what I need to do in any given day. Writing daily, once I do it, is like an anchor point I can move from. The commitment seems to stir something in my, yet fix something in place too.
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I’ve been trying to figure out how to use Medium to broaden my reach in recent months. Medium with it’s massive readership, seems to offer an advantages to growing an audience that my blog alone does not. For example, it appears to reward consistent writing with prominence for writers in tagged content. So far though, I think it’s worth it, especially if you are the creative type.
Writer’s block is a self-created anxiety. It resides within the psychological structures of the mind and has no physical reality independent of that. Therefore, writer’s block is within our mental capacity to overcome, just as it was within our capacity to create. The fundamental cause of writer’s block is that the problem seems so real.
I’m about to move into writing full-time and for structure, I need a writing daily routine. I need a simple routine, something that’s realistic and doesn’t kill my enthusiasm for writing anytime soon – not that I believe it will. The reason for moving now? A big fat NO.
There’s been a very positive reaction to The Artist’s Manifesto released last week which is brilliant. I obviously want to reach people who feel the same as I do, but I’m careful not to get too hung up on reaction.
What Does It Take To Become A Successful Full Time Writer? Truthfully, I don’t know… I’ll tell you when I get there. If you are like me, you sit alone at your computer every spare moment. Writing, researching, marketing, working on your site, trying to improve your process any way you can.
Did They Say You’re Daydreaming Too Much? When I sat down to write tonight it was not my intention to write about daydreaming. However, this book I’m reading by Ray Bradbury right now must be getting inside my head.