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LinkedIn Learning

Productivity Hacks for Writers

via LinkedIn Learning

Overview

Learn how to increase your writing productivity. Get hacks to eliminate distractions, improve your focus, and set up routines that enable maximum creativity and efficiency.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • The three pillars of productive writing
  • What to expect from this course
1. The Starting Line
  • Introduction to word counts
  • How to calculate your starting active daily word count (ADWC)
  • Tracking your ADWC moving forward: Word count tracker
2. Hack Your Brain
  • Brain hack #1: Wake up right
  • Brain hack #2: Suit up
  • Brain hack #3: Get moving
  • Brain hack #4: Fuel your mind
  • Brain hack #5: Fuel your soul
  • Brain hack #6: Set your course
  • Brain hack #7: Fuel your body
  • Brain hack #8: Train your brain waves (the instant productivity game changer)
  • Brain hack #9: Sacred writing rituals
  • Brain hack #10: Ticking time bomb
  • Brain hack #11: The evening magic Routine
3. Hack Your Space
  • The productivity oasis
  • Space hack #1: Do not disturb signs
  • Space hack #2: Move your phone, change your life
  • Space hack #3: Turn everything off
  • Space hack #4: Cancel the noise
  • Space hack #5: The miracle of decluttering
  • Space hack #6: Change it up
4. Hack Your Devices
  • Technology: Friend or foe?
  • Device hack #1: Pull, don't push
  • Device hack #2: The ultimate organization app
  • Device hack #3: The key to stress-free revisions
  • Device hack #4: Freedom from distractions
  • Device hack #5: Out of sight, out of mind (task management to keep you sane)
  • Device hack #6: Don't break the chain (apps to help you form new habits)
5. The Finish Line
  • Thank you and congrats

Taught by

Jessica Brody and Writing Master Teaching Assistant

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