A habit is a recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired through frequent repetition. Your mind is a computer that you can command to record and repeat negative actions or, you can sway writing success in your favor by deleting the unproductive deeds and imprinting a better pattern.
Here are 3 Positive Habits To Sway Writing success In Your Favor
1. Read books in your genre-Whether you write suspense, romance, sci-fi thrillers, or children's books, you need to keep in touch with what's selling. This isn't only about kicking back and relaxing with your favorite novel. It's necessary research on your market and it strengthens your talent. My critique group recently commented on improvements they could see in my suspense novel with character development and dialog. I credit a lot of that with studying other books.
2. Maintain a constant flow of positive input-Yes more reading, or listening to tapes and CD's, which I prefer. The main person you must believe in is you. There's a lot of negative language tossed around in this world. One of the shields you can use to deflect any that comes your way is the personal development material you absorb. Breaking into fiction is challenging. Keep your attitude positive by reading Mark Victor Hansen, Tony Robbins, Jim Rohn, Zig Ziglar, Jack Canfield, Bob Proctor, Napoleon Hill, Dale Carnegie. Anything by these guys and many others will help you stay focused and keep your attitude positive through multiple drafts, rejections and rewrites.
3. Study how-to books-Plotting, characterization, setting, attention grabbing introductions, unexpected twists along the way, and the grand finale! Fiction takes more than an active imagination. It requires that you take time to learn your craft.
Implement These 2 Actions When You Finish Reading This Entry For Best Results
1. Make a list of three un-resourceful Habits that are preventing you from furthering your writing.
2. Imagine your life without these behaviors. List three accomplishments you could achieve in thirty days if you changed them.
You can set the course that your scribe embarks upon and continue to lead your creative spirit down a productive rather than a destructive path. These 2 exercises could be the starting point of your journey or a pit stop along the way, offering you a chance to refuel and change directions.