Are you still telling your friends that you are going to write that book?? You told them over tea. You told them during your couples’ dinner. You told them on the tennis court AND at the gym. On behalf of all your friends - WRITE THE DANG BOOK ALREADY!
You can jump in every write your book in 30 days, 60 days or over the weekend program, but if you are not committed to the work, the work will not grace the page. Once you make that determination, solidify it with a COMPLETION DATE. The completion date is when the FIRST draft will be complete. Set reminders and even small celebrations as the date draws near to encourage you to stay focused and stay your writing course.
Each week, schedule a time with your writing. Nothing should breaks that date unless it requires first responders, a move out of nature's way or something more critical. If your writing days and times are Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 2 - 3:30pm, shut everything down half an hour before you start writing. Ten to 15 minutes before start time review your last work, jot down any questions or thoughts, five minutes before time - take some time to do a quick meditation or psyche yourself up for the writing ahead.
Use your last 15 minutes to again review your work, jot down questions and thoughts, or make notes for your next writing session. Even if you didn't meet your goal for the day - still celebrate the fact that you got something done! The energy of praise will continue to encourage you to be excited about your writing time.