7 resolutions every writer can use

How to get your writing back on course (for more than a day).

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Did you start 2012 staring at a blank screen hoping that inspiration would come and magically fill it with your words?

To get you on the “write” track for 2012, try a few of these actionable resolutions to fill your computer screen faster and more efficiently.

Here are seven resolutions every writer can use, whether you’re a published author, blogger, copywriter, or student. (Here’s some help with writing compelling content and why your third-grade teacher was wrong.)

1. Work out every day. Think of it as daily exercise for your writing muscles. Sit down at your desk or computer, and bang out three pages of content without thinking about them. Just let them sit.

Writing goal: To make writing a habit so you can get yourself to write on command and practice translating your thoughts into words.

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