We’re all guilty of this one thing. The one thing that can help you achieve your goals, but can also let you down on so many levels.
We’ve all done it. Whether it’s for a university assignment, or a project, or a personal goal of writing a short story or novel, we’ve had a certain word count we’ve needed to hit and we’ve done everything within our means to reach it. I know of people who wrote “a a a a a” for as many words as they needed to and coloured it in white, just to attain their goal.
But what we should remember at all times is one of the most well known rules of writing…