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Maureen Kauzlarich

Children's Author

Blog posts : "Goals"

Making Headway as a Writer

It’s hard to feel as though you’re doing anything when every day it feels like you’re getting nowhere in your project. Here are some ways to feel accomplishment as a writer even before ever getting published. 

 

Creating Deadlines

Have you ever had to write a paper for school? T…

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Avoid These Six Writing Goals

There are many goals on the path to a finished story. Goals that help with writing more often . . . or not. It may sound absurd, but some goals can stop you from achieving progress. These are the goals that make you want to stop writing altogether and, for certain types of writers, should be avo…

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Six Strategies to Make Goals About Writing Enjoyable

As writers, we are always working toward a book (or other writing projects), but all we truly want is to get to the end. Here are some small ways to make the steps as enjoyable as the result:

 

Cheery Goal Lists

Instant feedback on our list of goals can release the good chemicals in ou…

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Six Simple Word Count Goals

Writers can get absorbed with word count. Having a goal in mind pushes them to write every day and form good writing habits. There are many ways writers can go about their word count goals. Using a calendar or a clock are the two main items that help writers with their ambitions. Here are six simp…

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Why New Year's Resolutions for Writers Should Start Sooner

As writers our New Year’s resolutions are usually about writing: we want to write more words, write daily, or publish what we wrote. New Year’s resolutions of all kinds fall through a lot, but what if we started them sooner? As in, December instead of January 1st? Here’s why it’s better to start…

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