Setting Realistic Creative Writing Goals - dummies

Setting Realistic Creative Writing Goals

By Maggie Hamand

Part of Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Commit yourself to some specific, realistic targets before you start creative writing. Don’t make your targets too ambitious – just write little and often. Consider the following writing tips:

  • A target of three or four writing slots a week

  • A target of writing a particular number of words per week

  • A target of completing a task, such as developing a character or planning a scene

  • An overall target, such as completing your first draft by a set date