We all know that students have to write a tremendous variety of academic papers of all sorts. Their diversity and completely may cause a lot of problems. Many students even hate to write those papers. In the meanwhile, you will find a lot of youngsters who adore writing. They are fond of all types of writing challenges and even dream of becoming writers.
Yet, you should not focus only on reading famous authors. You also need learning materials. They can show you how to reach a definite effect, sharpen your skills, make you more accurate in description, and develop your writer’s talent. Seek and read various:
- Memoirs, etc.
What is it? Well, everything is plain. You need to select a random topic and cover it for 15 minutes. Once the time runs out, you need to stop and check what you’ve got. If you think the topic wasn’t revealed properly, take another 15 minutes and get it done.
As we discuss writing books, you can take 15 minutes to:
- Cover one plot line;
- Discover one of the heroes;
- Write a short story;
- Develop a definite concept;
- Complete a chapter, etc.
This can be anything related to your book.
Write a Few Pages Every Day
For example, the famous king of horror, Mr. King has a habit of writing at least 3 pages every day! Now, check how many masterpieces he has already released. It’s impressive, isn’t it? Thus, you know that this method really works. Set a definite limit of daily pages and follow it. Even if you have no desire to write, meet the limit. After all, bad pages can be always rewritten.
Be an Attentive Proofreader and Editor
You need to revise every single page you write. Otherwise, you risk realizing an unreadable story with all kinds of silly mistakes. Every famous writer commonly hires professional editors and proofreaders to detect and eliminate all kinds of drawbacks from the text.
As you aren’t still famous and rich, you should do this on your own. Be sure to apply various methods. These are standard reading, reading from the last line, and implementation of checking apps.
Get Rid of Distractions
Any sort of distraction is your worst enemy. When you write, you need to be engulfed by your future creation. In case someone or something draws your attention away, you risk writing for too long and finally creating a real mess. Check everything that can lower your focus. Get rid of:
- Social media;
- Cell phone;
- Video games, etc.
Anything that can disturb the process must be forgotten until you’re through your daily limit.
Take Pauses When Necessary
At times, a writer understands that there is no desire or energy to write. Still, he or she tries to be optimistic and goes on. It’s a great mistake due to 2 crucial reasons. Firstly, you exhaust yourself and it will be much harder to return to your writing every next day. Secondly, exhaustion and a lack of desire steadily kill any enthusiasm to write a book. Thus, many beginners stop during the first few chapters.
Don’t repeat their mistakes. When you feel you cannot endure anymore, take a break. Even if you need to take a lot of them, you still should do that!
Drawing the Final Line