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3 Exercises to Crush Your Writing Rut – The Anxious Author

Writing ruts? Don't you mean writer's block? Nope, not this time. My luck as an Anxious Author extends to never having suffered writer's block before and as such, I'm woefully under-qualified to discuss it. As far as I'm concerned, there's a big difference between writer's block and a writing rut and here's how: Writer's block… Continue reading 3 Exercises to Crush Your Writing Rut – The Anxious Author

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3 Ways to Stay Imaginative in Lock-Down – The Anxious Author

New experiences are what get our Anxious Author brains buzzing. As well as being big readers, us Anxious Authors have a tendency to enjoy experiences over material things. That rush of adrenaline we get from seeing something amazing for the first time sets the cogs turning for a new story. No matter how many stories… Continue reading 3 Ways to Stay Imaginative in Lock-Down – The Anxious Author

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4 Life Hacks to Beat Procrastination for Good – The Anxious Author

Beating procrastination for good. Ambitious, right? Absolutely but if we are aiming to become international bestsellers, ambition is something we need heaps of. Anxiety can be productivity's worst enemy, on account of the flitting thoughts reminding us every two minutes that we haven't done this or we haven't done that. As ever, in order to… Continue reading 4 Life Hacks to Beat Procrastination for Good – The Anxious Author

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5 Best Playlists to Help with Focus – The Anxious Author

We've never had it better when it comes to entertainment. We've got more games consoles, social media and streaming services than we know what to do with and there is just no way we can ever get bored. The problem is, that means we have too much to choose from when we're trying to procrastinate.… Continue reading 5 Best Playlists to Help with Focus – The Anxious Author

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How to Write Every Day When You Can’t Schedule – The Anxious Author

A good piece of advice to follow if you're trying to become a well-established, productive author is to write every day. Even if it's just ten minutes on your lunch break, you are ten minutes closer to the end of your manuscript than you were before. Progress is progress, no matter how small. This advice… Continue reading How to Write Every Day When You Can’t Schedule – The Anxious Author