Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave, you probably know that Derek Jeter recently became the 28th player to collect 3,000 hits.
This amazing accomplishment offers a great tip to writers everywhere. Tweet this article.
To achieve three thousand hits, Jeter, a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, had to get about 200 per year for 15 years.
That means no calling in sick, no extended batting slumps, and no distractions. In short, this achievement requires complete dedication and the application of talent.
This is great advice for writers, too. If you’re putting together a 180-page book, you need to write roughly 10 pages per week for 18 weeks.
That means no calling in sick, no extend periods of writer’s block, and no distractions. In short, this achievement requires complete dedication and the application of talent.
If you’re blogging to create a brand or drive traffic to your Web site, you need to post a fresh 500 to 750-word blog three to five days a week.
Not easy, but certainly doable. The key is commitment and follow through.
One might think these two ingredients are readily available, especially among major league baseball players. Yet, remarkably, Derek Jeter is only the first New York Yankee player to achieve the 3,000-hit mark.
Congratulations, Mr. Jeter. And thanks for the blogging tip.
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