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Ready to Branch Out? Try Writing Conferences, Retreats, & Workshops

Ready to Branch Out? Try Writing Conferences, Retreats, & Workshops

Writing is a solitary pursuit. Whether you’re holed up in your home office or you set up shop at the local coffee shop, writing is the kind of work that’s quiet, introspective, and (at times) isolating.

That’s all the more reason to push yourself outside of your little bubble and into the writing community. When you attend writing events, you can learn new things, meet interesting people, and take the next step in your writing career.

5 Ways to Make Time for Writing

5 Ways to Make Time for Writing

War and Peace wasn't written in a day. In fact, it took Tolstoy six years to write the novel. I'm not sure if anyone knows how many hours he dedicated to writing each day, but I assure you, he prioritized his writing time.

If you have a busy life and have been thinking of writing a book, you're going to need to do the same thing as Tolstoy. It'll be easiest if you embrace this concept: in order to create something of value, you're going to have to give something up. There's no way around that.