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Most of us overestimate what we can do, so if you can’t finish everything you thought you could don’t beat yourself up EXERCISE Don’t try to tackle it all at once. Take it a step at a time. Then either mentally, or in a written re- minder to yourself, summarize benefits you have received, practices to become part of your routine and also look at the parts that didn’t work. Not everyone uses the exact same systems. Excerpted from the book Writers Tricks of the Trade SOME BOOKS BY MORGAN ST. JAMES S PRING 2019 P AGE 31 W RITERS ’ T RICKS OF THE T RADE