Are You Waiting for "Someday" to Write a Book?

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I'm making slow progress with my next book--progress which feels like it is moving at a snail's pace.   I wanted the book done and published by this month, but several things changed the course of the writing.  Today, I came across Tony Robbin's little piece of wisdom:

"No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying."

For years, I had that "someday" refrain going through my head.  Someday, I would  write a book. Someday, someday, someday. 

The problem: "someday" never happened. Then one day, I realized I would never get around to writing a book unless I sat myself down in the chair and put the time and action into it.  With each book I write, I'm making mistakes along the way, encountering detours, facing the writer's block demon and yes, moving at a snail's pace at times.

It's better than not trying.

I frequently hear from people who tell me they want to write a book. Someday.  If this is you, here's your kick in the butt:

Start. Now.

One hour a day.

Write.

Repeat.

Do this day in and day out, and someday, you'll have a book.

 

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