5 things to do if you’re behind on your word count

Uninspired Writers

This year I’m taking part in NaNoWriMo, and I’m currently VERY behind on my word count. Whether you’re taking part or not, it’s likely you have set writing deadlines. If you do, and you’re behind on your word count, here are five things to do to help.

Plan a writing marathon
Pick a day, and carve out some designated writing time. Make sure your set up is comfortable, and has enough snacks to keep you going! It is also worth steering clear of distractions, such as television. Then sit, and write. These sprints can see you add a huge word count to your total. Plus, you’ll have a huge sense of achievement at the end of it!

Set a weekly goal
Daily goals can be daunting. Especially on days when you’re particularly busy. Focusing on a weekly word count goal instead can ease some of the pressure. This way…

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