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Why It’s Important to Write Every Day

Are you are a writer? Do you want to be a writer?

If so, are you writing every day?

I heard it said that if you’re a writer and not writing every day, then you’re not really a writer, you’re a reader.

While that may seem harsh, it is something to seriously ponder.

Although it would be a wrong to conclude that you need to be writing seven days a week and never take a break, it is critical to write on a regular basis.

This evokes many questions, which will be covered in future posts: when you should write, where you should write, what to write, how do you write, and writing exercises.

But for now, begin to write every day. That’s the first step to becoming a successful writer.

For the most part, I do write every day, but I vary my labors, rotating between projects. I would never spend seven days in a row working on the same thing; that would become boring and the results would be unacceptable.

By Peter Lyle DeHaan

Author Peter Lyle DeHaan, PhD, publishes books about business, customer service, the call center industry, and business and writing.

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