Friday, 29 May 2015

Motivating Yourself to Write - How to Get in an Essay Writing Mindset

Motivating yourself to start writing can for some be very difficult. If you know that you need to write an e-book and you want to get it written quickly then you really need to be in the right frame of mind. In this article I am going to discuss how you can do this.

Do you remember when you were at school and your teacher asked you to write an essay on a particular topic? If the topic was something that you knew a lot about and you were also interested in it, then you probably didn't struggle. However, if it was a topic that you knew nothing about and in all honesty you didn't really want to know anything about then writing that essay would be a huge challenge for you.

If you read that last paragraph again you will see that there are two key things that make writing an essay much easier.

knowledge
interest
So it goes without saying that if you are writing an e-book on a topic that you just don't have the knowledge on and you are not really that interested in it then you will probably never finish that book.

When your online business depends on you creating a book or writing material then you really need to understand that the particular niche you choose must be something that you have knowledge in and that you are passionate about.

Just having those two things in place makes it far easier when it comes to writing.

Your Mindset

So how do you get into the actual mindset of writing? One of the most things to do is to remove distractions. You need to decide that you are going to spend a certain amount of time writing and nothing is going to interrupt or stop you during that time period.
Take a sheet of paper and write down bullet points of the things that you want to cover. This really helps your mind to focus in on what is important for your e-book or essay and it enables your mind to slowly start working at bringing that information to the front of your mind.
When you come to write your e-book don't think of it as a whole e-book from start to finish. Instead break it down and think of it as a paragraph at a time. It is far easier to focus on one paragraph at a time than it is to focus on writing 30 pages for example.

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