on Fiction University:
Do you struggle with procrastination?
Maybe you’ve always dreamed of writing a book. You’ve thought about the cover and imagined the content, but you can’t seem to write anything.
You know that you need to revise your book before you can sell it, but you’ve started a new book instead.
You need to approach bloggers about marketing your book, and you write the task on your to-do list every week, but you never do it.
Perhaps you think, I’ll do it when I:
- have a big block of time
- know more about the topic
- feel inspired
- received more education
- am closer to the deadline
This is procrastination.
We delay the task we want to or need to do in favor of doing less important work.
People have many beliefs about why people procrastinate. Here are some of the common ones. Perhaps you’ve heard some of them from your friends, boss, or inner critic: