Want to get that manuscript finished before RWA National or another conference so you can pitch it to an agent or editor? Come closer, I’ll tell you the secret in five easy steps.

1. Turn off the television and write.
2. Exit out of your email and write.
3. Get off Facebook/Twitter and write.
4. Get out of bed one hour earlier or go to bed one hour later and write.
5. That’s it, kids. Just write!