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sirenmir
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Hello everyone! Writing has always been a very important part of my life. I began writing at a very young age and slowed down a bit over the past few years. I really want to find a way to make myself write every day, even if it's just a line or two. I have a lot of time on my hands lately and I'd love to be using that time to add to my novels.
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Meredith
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Welcome to the treehouse.

One way might be to commit to either the weekly "Did You Write" posts in Open Discussions or the weekly NSG (Novel Support Group) goal-setting posts in Hatrack Groups--or both. Actually, there's another one just starting up, too, committing to 10,000 words a month. So check that one out to.

Publicly committing to goals and then reporting whether or not you succeeded is a great way to encourage yourself to write.

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tesknota
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Hi sirenmir!

Welcome to Hatrack. Writing every day is a great goal. =)

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Grumpy old guy
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Welcome, jump write in, the water's fine.

Phil.

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SASpencer
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Welcome! I'm fairly new and I think this is a great website.
As far as writing every day, I once kept a log, actually pasting what I had written into a separate Word document next to the date I had written it. My goal was a half-an-hour everyday. I found it motivating and then when I went back to read what I'd written it was interesting to see how it flowed. When I got to editing though, I couldn't figure out how to track that so I stopped.
Good luck and have fun on this site.

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KellyTharp
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Welcome Sire. You'll enjoy it here. Good learning opportunities everywhere. Have a great time. KT
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LDWriter2
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Good welcome to ye siremir.

As has been said already this place is a good for learning the craft of writing not to mention encouraging one to write.


However a warning here

As you explore the Treehouse do be careful. There's this unicorn that wonders the place and she can be mean at times.

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