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Discouragement can rear its ugly head in lots of different ways as you write your novel. It may seem like there’s an endless string of reasons why you’d be better off just to give up.

What if you start feeling like you don’t even like the story you’re writing anymore? Thirzah can relate. She’s experienced this a few times, but because she was stubborn enough to push through anyway, she’s now a published author.

Learn more about Thirzah and follow her at

ASSIGNMENT: Write for one hour.

At this point, you need to be settling into those one-hour writing blocks. If you’re not there yet, push yourself to write for one hour today, and then maintain that discipline through the end of the challenge.

FOR FURTHER STUDY: Follow Thirzah at or on Instagram @thirzahwrites.

Find Thirzah’s debut YA sweet romance, The Librarian’s Ruse, on Amazon here: