Send this to anyone who thinks writing is easy

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Woman screaming in frustration with her eyes closed. The background behind her is plain grey.
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Writing isn’t hard, but it’s not a cakewalk, either


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Woman with her head in her hands. She is sitting outside in front of a pond with a large fountain in the middle.
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It’s not hard work, but it is tedious

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Man laying down with his sneaker up on a boom box. Background is plain white.
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Be honest about your obsession with gaming

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Young woman standing in front of an old Space Invaders game with her hands mimicking a weapon.
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Video games allow you to build a new life


Know your limits, not your card’s limit

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Young woman looking at the camera, holding up her credit card with her laptop open in front of her. Business-like background.
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#4 — Don’t miss two days in a row

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Outline of a man in the dark with the sky above him lit up by many large fireworks. Sky is a dark purple color.
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1. Don’t tell people about your resolutions


Value your time and other people will, too

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Woman holding up a sign stating, Help! I’m a new writer. How do I make $1,000/month?!
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My time is valuable and so is yours


Simple steps to improve your publishing schedule

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Young woman holding a notebook and feather pen, staring out the window in thought.
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Having a niche limits you and your audience


No amount of money is worth your real “golden years”

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Woman smiling at the camera, wearing a yellow shirt. She is sitting on a mountain with a horizon behind her and ground below.
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Getting the job and getting a date

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Woman smiling and holding a mug while reading her phone. Restaurant is lit up with dozens of ceiling lights. Warm atmosphere.
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I met my boss for coffee and walked out employed

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