Something You’ll Really Need To Succeed As A Writer

Growing up I had the privilege of visiting my grandma a couple of times. During that time, if there’s anything I always look forward to on the way to see her it is her endless tales. Their themes limitless (some could even transcend into another and another like the trilogies we read today). She always had a story to tell and I can remember enjoying every one of them.

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The Importance of a Daily Writing Habit (And how to develop one) 

Writers write. It is the only way through which we birth pieces. The thing is for most writers, the development cycle is so slow and although it is not a very bad thing what harm is there in developing fast? The thing is to develop in the craft of writing like any other craft requires practice; consistent practice. To this end it is very important for the budding writer to write regularly. 
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Ideation the first step in writing

Are we doing justice to ideas? 

A couple of weeks ago I told you how to concentrate on writing one thing at a time. That was preceded by a post on where I go to get inspired to write. Each of these topics had to do with the primary thing in writing – ideas. Without them there’d be nothing to write or talk about. Ideas are the crux of writing, the nucleus. 

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How to Concentrate on Writing one thing at a time 

Last week I’ve wrote about where I go to get  inspired to write. However, I’ve come to know that aside such moments when we lack inspiration, there is also another big problem many writers face daily. This is the problem of deciding what to write. 

Often times we have more than one thing for which we are itching to write. We have two or more ideas waiting to be penned down. 

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Where to find writing inspiration 

​5 places I go to get inspired to write

There are days when as writers we feel uninspired to write. 

It is not that there’s some writers’ block or that we’re not in the mood to write but that there’s is no inspiration to write. 

On such days no articles are produced, no stories birthed and the writers’ world is in a standstill. Zero productivity. Constant drifting. 

To solve this problem, there are places where I go to get fresh inspiration to write and that is what I write about in this post. 

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The one reason your writing is boring

Have you ever cared to ask why some writers churn out page turners while others don’t?

It is commonplace to find the work of a good writer interesting, engaging and awesome in flow.

You find yourself reading such page turners faster.

But what makes a piece great enough to make you turn to the next page without getting tired?

What drives boredom from the writings of some writers?

Well, today I’m going to tell you one major reason writings could turn out boring.

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Five Great Android Calendar Apps for Scheduling your Tasks

A couple of weeks ago I told you about a so neglected yet needful tool to task attainment – Scheduling. If you missed the post you should read it here.

In that post I promised to come up with a list of great apps to help you in scheduling. They are mostly called calendar apps or simply to-do list apps.

As a writer, student, entrepreneur they help me organize my activities hence I usually end my day with loads of cleared tasks. They’d do same for you!

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Rewriting – A needful tool for writers

Last week I was reading a short story online. It was a good story – suspense filled, captivating flow and well described scenes.
But then as I was reading I began to bump into some potholes.
I was irritated and had to stop reading it.
Let me ask you, Have you ever left an article because it was poorly written?
Or better still, Have you ever written a piece only to receive feedback on it saying: “nice concept but please rewrite”?
If you belong to a writing group or work with an Editor, I bet your answer would be yes!

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Writer’s Block – My candid opinion plus A Way out

It’s spoken about frequently whenever writers meet.
You’ve heard of it or might’ve even experienced it.
Some believe it’s not real but just a creation of lazy writers.
Others claim it happens; that it comes and sucks up their zeal leaving them practically word-less and to some extent with no idea!

Writer's Block bia Amoson Writes
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Journal writing a quick way to get writing done

I know you’ve heard a lot about note taking. It’s in your Secondary or high school and college or university curriculum, it is been spoken about in different writers’ interactions. But please hear me out.

I’ve not always been a fan of writing on the go. I prefer sitting down fully concentrating on the piece am writing but guess what I found out of recent?

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