The Productive Writer

The Productive Writer : Strategies and Systems for Greater Productivity, Profit and Pleasure

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Take Control of Your Writing Life!The creative process can be treacherous, even for the most experienced writer. Facing the blank page, staying inspired, sustaining momentum, managing competing priorities and coping with rejection are just a few of the challenges writers face regularly."The Productive Writer" is your guide to learning the systems, strategies and psychology that can help you transform possibilities into probabilities in your writing life. You'll sharpen your productivity pencil by learning how to: Set clear goals--and achieve themCreate a writing schedule that really worksDiscover what keeps you writing, revising, and submittingCarve out writing time amidst the demands of work and familyWeed out habits and attitudes that are not serving youOrganize your thinking, workspace, papers and filesIncrease your odds of publication and prosperityUse social media to build an author platformGet comfortable going public and promoting your writingCreate a sustainable writing rhythm and lifestyleAccomplish what matters most to youCreate the writing life you most desire. "The Productive Writer" will help take you there.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 133 x 181 x 15mm | 195g
  • Writer's Digest Books
  • Cincinnati, OH, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1582979952
  • 9781582979953
  • 518,324

About Sage Cohen

Sage Cohen is author of "Writing the Life Poetic: An Invitation to Read and Write Poetry" and the poetry collection "Like the Heart, the World." She has published more than 30 poems and essays in journals and anthologies including "Poetry Flash," "The Oregonian," "Oregon Literary Review," "A Cup of Comfort for Writers," and others. She has headlined classes, workshops and lectures, has written monthly columns for five print and online publications on the craft and business of writing, and teaches the online workshop Poetry for the People. Her websites are: and
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3 20% (74)
2 7% (28)
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