How Do I Fit That Into 140 Characters?

If you hang around my blog, you probably realise I’m keen on Twitter. I play regular Twitter games and interact with a lot of my writer friends there. The biggest challenge that Twitter presents is that of fitting what you want to say in 140 characters. It’s really not very …

How to Keep Habits Going

In my last post in this series, I looked at how to turn your goals into systems and habits. However, we also then discussed the problems with keeping ongoing systems on track. Overcoming Boredom To overcome boredom, first you need to identify the problem. If you’ve got a proposed system …

Systems and Habits

  Last week I talked about how setting goals can be useful to help you achieve things. I then went on to say that goals can be difficult to achieve because of not knowing how to start a large goal, not finding the time to progress, and feeling a sense …

Do I Need To Set Goals To Be Successful?

Success – the ultimate achievement I’ve always been interested in ways of improving productivity and efficiency to achieve success. Success is a nebulous concept–it means different things to different people. I’m going to use ‘writing’ as an example, because this is (mostly) a writing blog. You may think that it’s …

How to Interact on Twitter

When people start using social media, most of them start with Facebook. Facebook is an easy place to start. A lot of people already have personal Facebook accounts, and from there it’s easy to gain more friends on your personal account or start up a page for business purposes. Generally, Facebook …

Twitter Games

I’ve recently started up a new group of writers on Twitter, via my writing workshop site, Scribophile. We have a group Twitter account with the username @scribotweeters, and we are going to start playing weekly games which everyone can join in. The image for the first game is at the …