Hi there. I see you.
You are someone who has dreams of writing a novel. You love getting lost in a Stephen King, Anne Rice, or J.K. Rowling story. You spend your days at a bookstore for more than just the coffee and muffins. You love to read. And deep down inside, you have this crazy story that you believe people would like.
And yet, you’ve gone day after day, month after month, still wishing you could write a novel.
You’ve tried to do those writing challenges you see in your Instagram feed. You get hyped up every November, where thousands of people just like you are eager to pound out tens of thousands of words in only 30 days.
Then, something happens.
A life change. The job gets super demanding. You enjoy hanging out with friends during the holiday season. You feel guilty for not fulfilling your dreams, vow to make a change, make a date on your calendar, and get pumped up for day one. Once again, you are chugging along until boom! That wall comes at you.
You keep asking yourself “Why can’t I write a novel? How come it’s so easy for these great authors to crank out dozens of books and I could barely start one?” You feel frustrated and disappointed.
Here’s a truth bomb for you: You can write a novel but it has to become a habit.
You have to treat it like you brush your teeth. It has to be something that you practice doing as much as possible until you can do it in your sleep. And it won’t be easy. Once you realize that, you can crank out your novel.
Another truth bomb coming your way: You don’t have to write every day for it to become a habit.
Like exercising, while you need to write consistently, you can take days off to rest and recharge. If you went hard at the gym every day and not let your body recover, your body will shut down on its own. Same for writing. If you sit and try to write a certain number of words every single day, your brain will burn out. Taking time to reset is key.
But you do need to make a commitment to it. A ceremony dedicated to writing your novel through sickness and in health. #marryyourwriting
Do you know what would help? Someone who’s been there.
Who can tell you it is pretty damn hard to write every day. That you can write a novel even if you’re a procrastinator, have a fear of showing your work, or just want a kick in the pants to get you going.
Wouldn’t it be great to hear the struggles so you know it ain’t easy doing this? That you know you’re not alone in this writing journey? What if there was someone who can not only help you get into a writing habit but can help you crush your fears and doubts about putting a novel out there?
Ladies and gents, my name is Renayle Fink.
I am someone who is just like you. I am working on novels. Yes, multiple. I also have two jobs. I commute. I check in weekly on my mom who has Multiple Sclerosis and helps out where I can financially and by running errands.
I also love to write. I just have this weird gift of being able to write about anything. I have a degree in sports journalism and a minor in fiction writing. And with all of this, I am a procrastinator. I have moments where I can’t put a damn word on the page. I start challenges but then sputter near the end.
So how can I help you out if we’re both feeling like this?
I’ve started to find ways to help me be more productive in my writing. It has taken a lot of trial and error. I’ve paid for courses, read a TON of websites, and have tried time and time again to write a novel in a month.
Then, I realized while some of the advice out there was helpful, I knew I had to do a few tweaks to make it work for me. And now I’m writing way more than I imagined I could. It seems so simple to do yet so effective. And I want to share that with you.
I want you to be able to crank out your novel and feel proud of it. I want you to be able to write whenever, wherever. Mostly, I want you to never feel guilty if you need to take a break due to an event.
This is why I started this website. I want to help you get your pen to the paper. That is my goal for you. And I also want you to know that I totally get it when you have to drop everything. We’ve all been there.
Let me help you put your fears to rest for good. Let me get you going into a writing habit. Finally, let me help you develop good writing habits so you can call yourself a writer once and for all.
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