Getting it Started: REAL Tips to Stop Procrastinating and Just Do the Thing Already

Getting it Started: REAL Tips to Stop Procrastinating and Just Do the Thing Already

As an indie author, I’ve struggled with writer’s block plenty of times. Many of us creative types (whether writers, artists, musicians, Youtubers, etc.) have battled the procrastination beast before. So, to spare you the pain, here’s my tried and true tips to help YOU stop dragging your feet and start making art you really love.

Timestamps for those who need them:

0:00 Intro
0:56 1. Find a time that works for you.
1:29 2. Do warm-ups.
2:35 3. Start small.
3:27 4. Pace yourself.
4:56 5. Respect your limits.
7:10 6. Set reasonable goals.
8:42 7. Reward yourself.
10:00 8. Schedule your time.
11:25 9. Hold yourself accountable to someone.
12:36 10. Expect the first draft to suck.
13:51 11. Kill your darlings.
15:54 12. Be willing to let go.
19:04 Signing off.
19:50 Outro screen.

End screen music: “Club” by Andrew Huang
https://audiograb.com/W3RmnAlBo

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Mostly, I write stuff. And, like the Egyptians and the Internet, I put cat pictures on my walls. Also, I can read your Tarot.

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