Perfectionism is a beguiling word with "perfect" at the root. Who doesn't want to be perfect? But, giving yourself a label — even a pretty one — doesn't help one iota, unless you know how to change your behavior.  Continue reading...
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Stop visualizing your bestseller and start thinking about what to do if you're unable to meet your goals. You can develop the writing habit if you develop the skill of predicting what might go wrong and figuring out a solution, in advance.  Continue reading...
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Finishing a long-term project depends on persistence and stick-to-itiveness. Here are two big solutions to the long-term motivation problem.  Continue reading...
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Write like a jazz musician — go with the flow, take risks, accept less than perfect results — and do it secure in the knowledge that you can always edit it later.  Continue reading...
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This column is not a resolution. It's just one more arrow in your quiver as you work to turn yourself into a productive writer in 2018.  Continue reading...
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