T: TIME FOR WRITERS
Rich or poor, healthy or ill – we all get the same amount of time.
I choose to use part of my allotted time for my love of writing.
I consistently choose to use part of my daily time to write.
I may write, or I may brainstorm, research, outline, or edit.
I honor my writing by creating time in my day for my craft.
I am a writer. It is part of me.
Each day I honor my writing by creating time in my life for my craft.
Each day, every day, I write.
Here’s some affirmations for research. As always, feel free to change any to reflect your own voice and needs.
My research adds details to my writing, creating a realistic scene.
Research helps make my characters believable.
I easily locate the sources I need for my research.
The research tools I need cross my path as if by magic.
I make contact with the experts I need that share their experience and expertise with me.
I have a system in place that keeps my research organized and makes it easy to locate key information.
I easily collect the information I need.
I know when I need more research.
I know when to stop collecting data and start writing.
More affirmations for writers, to go with the letter of the day – Q.
I joyfully send my queries to editors, agents and publishers.
I set aside time each week to query and search for publishing opportunities.
I regularly submit queries.
My queries are succinct and to the point.
My queries go to the correct people that need to see them.
I research opportunities and send queries for the best possible fit.
My queries include all the necessary information.
Here are some affirmations to use to bring patience to a writer’s world. Change up any as needed to reflect your own voice and needs.
I am patient.
I see my career unfolding before me, like a pathway, one brick at a time.
Every day I make progress.
Each brick I add to my pathway contributes to my success.
My planning and plotting is as necessary to my success as my writing.
It is what it is. In my life and in my writing.
I am at peace with where I am.
Everything blossoms and unfolds in its own timing.
The old adage ‘When one door closes, another one opens’ holds true for me as a writer also.
When one story, query, proposal or poem is rejected, another opportunity presents itself.
One door shutting is only temporary. Windows fly open. Other doors spring open.
The possibilities are endless.
I see places to present my work.
Friends share avenues full of opportunity.
I stumble across contests, editors, and publications.
It is no accident. The universe supplies me with unlimited opportunities.
I am open and receptive.
Opportunities to submit my work and my words abound.
I am open and see the possibilities.