1. Don’t waste your readers’ time
2. Writing a book is like describing a building. Look at the first brick and write all about it. Repeat this process for every brick.
3. When you are starting out, consistency beats quantity. Find a schedule which works for you and stick to it. Slow momentum is better than no momentum.
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11. Writing even 100 words is progress.
12. Writing even 10 words is progress.
13. Checking notifications, however, is NOT progress. Turn off anything you get from Twitter, Medium, WordPress, Facebook, or Quora.
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18. Don’t check your statistics at all until you have at least 5,000 readers.
19. Even at that point, don’t check them more than once a week.
20. Speaking of statistics, most of the “little tweaks” to improve them don’t matter unless you have tons of readers.
21. And people who constantly TELL you about the little tweaks like how a post does at 8 AM on Thursday vs. 6 PM on Monday are typically selling you statistics services.
22. Use the free time you get from not checking your statistics to write more
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