Here at Bang2Write, we are dedicated to the art of writing. While we do our best to create masterpieces, it’s nearly impossible to stay productive all the time, so we need to boost inspiration.
Being a good writer means finding unique ideas, creating useful pieces of writing, keeping your audience interested, and being a writing fan. That also means being productive, but this can be more difficult than it sounds. Keep on reading to find out our top tips!
1) Stick to a schedule
Work freelancing is hard as you need to manage your time. Obviously, sticking to a schedule helps to be more organised and, therefore, more productive. Set up your work day and try to complete all tasks within this time. Don’t put time limits: create your personal schedule. For example, you can work from 5 pm to 2AM if it is comfortable for you. MORE: 10 Tips On Being A Productive Writer
2) Organise your workplace
The one thing I have learned over the years is that a well-organized workplace impacts your productivity. If you want to stay productive, you need to get rid of the mess you have. When you have distractions, you can’t focus on the writing process. In short, workplace organization is a must. Plus, there is an article 3 Best Ways to Organise Your Writing Office that can help you learn the art of workplace organisation.
3) Use tools and apps
Nowadays we live in the digital era that means having many possibilities to make our lives easier. So, why not to get the most out of it? Surf the Internet in order to find useful tools and apps. Writers can use apps for time management and improving writing skills (Grammarly, Hemingway, AdverbLess, etc.).
4) Get ready to write
Creative people are spontaneous: no one knows when their muse will strike! To be prepared, you should keep a notebook next to you. Here you can write down your great ideas and thoughts. If you don’t like handwriting, put your ideas in ‘Notes’ on your phone. The main idea is not to forget your insights. MORE: 3 Reasons Why Writers Should Keep A Journal
5) Read a lot!
Once you find writing gurus, sing up for their blogs to read their creative articles. It can motivate you, teach you something new, and inspire as well. It is also a way to relax after a writing process. So, don’t miss the chance to read best practices and rest well. The more you read, the better you write. MORE: Top 10 Tips For Finding Writing Inspiration
6) Save your articles & drafts
If you struggle for self-development, you need to learn from yourself. Don’t delete old articles and drafts. Keep all your writings on your computer to have a possibility to edit and proofread them later. Maybe it can help you create a new idea or a hint. MORE: How To Boost Writing Productivity In Work & Life
The art of being productive is very hard, and you need to spend a lot of time to learn it from A to Z. However, proficient writers know the importance of being productive. So, do your best and make your writing ROCK!
Do you have your own secrets for boosting productivity? Leave a comment below to share them with us!
BIO: Andrew Howe is a student from the Queens University of Charlotte who loves writing a lot. Andrew has developed a tool Adverbless that helps people hone their writing skills. Contact Andrew via email: firstname.lastname@example.org