The 8-Minute Writing Habit

  • by Monica Leonelle
  • Narrated by Cindy Piller
  • 1 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ready to establish a consistent writing habit, once and for all?
Monica Leonelle digs into the best literature on forming habits and shares the top strategies professional authors are using to make sure they write each and every day. Each tip is easy to implement and will get you writing more in the "in-betweens" - the inactive moments of your life where you are commuting, waiting in line, or otherwise physically stuck with your brain unoccupied!
If you've struggled to find time to write due to a day job, family, or an active, busy lifestyle, this book will help you clear your blocks around writing for good and get you writing more often, just a few words at a time.
For writers who still haven't found their rhythm and don't have time for long experiments, tracking spreadsheets, or full pomodoros - establish a writing habit that actually fits into your life!
Bonus: This book includes the full 8x8 Challenge: Eight days to implement the very best shortcuts to writing more, eight minutes at a time! Get access to the live version and do the challenge with Monica herself.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Building volumes of books...8 minutes at a time!

Would you listen to The 8-Minute Writing Habit again? Why?

I actually listened to the first part of the 8-Minute Writing Habit TWICE. I've been a published writer for 40 years (yep, 40!) and have never (no, never!) experienced writer's block. However, I still found Ms. Leonelle's soul-searching narrative revealing even at my stage of the word game. I would definitely listen to Part One again; the other two parts, not so much. Though Part Two and Part Three offered some interesting insights, I discovered no "novel" ideas in the sections.

What other book might you compare The 8-Minute Writing Habit to and why?

Chapter After Chapter: Discover the Dedication & Focus You Need to Write the Book of Your Dreams, Heather Sellers (Author)

A Writer's Time: Making the Time to Write
Kenneth Atchity (Author)

And, the many other books out there that teach the systematic approach to time management BEFORE teaching the writing craft itself!

Which scene was your favorite?

Again, I found the first part of The 8-Minute Writing Habit invaluable.

What did you learn from The 8-Minute Writing Habit that you would use in your daily life?

I tend to be too regimented and have incorporated Ms. Leonelle's "Plan C" into my life; do the minimal amount required to check the to-do item off your list. This idea eases my stress; good stuff.

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- Ohstacy--Blog of Comfort Blogger, WTF: Wheres the Faith on Wordpress

Most helpful writing book I've read!

If you could sum up The 8-Minute Writing Habit in three words, what would they be?

Excellent writing advice.

What did you like best about this story?

The whole premise.

Which scene was your favorite?

Every chapter was my favorite - I needed them all.

What insight do you think you’ll apply from The 8-Minute Writing Habit?

My writing life can be far more productive and fun - in 8-minutes a day!

Any additional comments?

Fantastic book.

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- Joy DeKok

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-15-2016
  • Publisher: Spaulding House