The Things I Wish They'd Told Me - 3 Tips for Aspiring Writers

Are you an aspiring writer looking for tips on how to improve your craft? Look no further! As a fellow author, I've learned a few things along the way that I wish someone had told me when I was starting out. Here are some key takeaways to keep in mind as you embark on your writing journey.

First and foremost, don't wait for inspiration to strike. Writing is a discipline and requires consistent effort. Set aside time each day or week, even if it's just 15 minutes a day or an hour per week, to work on your novel or projects. You'll be surprised how much progress you can make with consistency.

Another thing I wish I'd known earlier is the importance of outlining. While some writers prefer to let their stories unfold organically, having a rough outline can save you from getting stuck halfway through your manuscript. Keep in mind though, it's okay to veer from your outline. It's simply nice to have one to stay focused. 

Finally, one of the biggest things I wish I’d known earlier in my writing journey is just how much support can be found in the company of other writers. Joining a group or organization provides a fantastic opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals who share similar goals and passions as you do. Not only does this foster a sense of community, but it also creates invaluable networking opportunities. 

Until Next Time Remember ~ All Words Count



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