There are many different types of writers, and there is no one “right way” to write. But you’ve probably noticed by now that there’s a particular pattern to your specific writing. Like it or not, you have a signature writing style, and you should probably learn to embrace it, or you’ll never finish that manuscript.
If you’ve ever read about famous writers’ writing habits, you’ve probably notice that writing styles vary wildly from person to person. Maya Angelou wrote in a hotel room with a glass of sherry. Ernest Hemingway wrote standing up. Haruki Murakami wakes up at 4 a.m. every day to write before running 10km. The common factor with all successful writers just seems to be that they kept at it. So, whichever writing style seems to work for you, just keep going until you hit that final page count. And maybe take a moment to think about what your writing style means because every writer could use a healthy dose of self-reflection and listicle-based procrastination.
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