9.Don't be too hard on yourself. Everyone has good days and bad days.
10.Focus on improving the baseline quality of your writing, so the very worst you can do gets increasingly tolerable.
11.If you need an audience to justify writing, then you should make your writing exercise a public blog.
12.Try to write as naturally as you can. This is how you find your voice.
13.Don't give in to writer's block.
14.If you feel blocked, work through it. This is the best way to learn new strategies for writing.
15.If you need a prompt to get around writer's block, try using Peter Schmidt and Brian Eno's Oblique Strategies. A lot of the strategies are specific to music, but most of them are helpful in some way.
16.If you feel distracted by the internet, use an app like Freedom to block your access for a set amount of time.
17.Once you get into a groove of writing every day, figure out what formulas work for you. Use them when you feel blocked, and abandon them when you're in the zone.
18.Again, this is the most important thing: Write as often as you possibly can.
19.You know how professional writers always say the best way to become a successful writer is to write every day? This is exactly what they are talking about.
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