2014 Get Started Write Challenge: Day 31

For today’s task, sit down and make a list of next steps. How are you going to make next month as successful as this month? How are you going to make it even more successful?

Here are some next steps for me:

  • Make 5 blog posts per week (between my multiple blogs).
  • Submit book proposal for poetry reference book.
  • Make at least one poetry submission per week.

I have a few other next steps on my list that are “top secret,” and I’m sure I’ll continue to add to my list over time.

You see, I’ve learned over time that the best way to work through the end of a big project is to have some next steps. And affix some deadlines to those next steps. Because it’s so very easy to just push next steps off to the next day and the next week and, well, you get the idea.

So list some next steps and give yourself a deadline. And make next month even better than this one!

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Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor for the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of Solving the World’s Problems. Follow him on Twitter @robertleebrewer.

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