Ways To Get Motivated And Write Stories That Do Well

Darrin Atkins
3 min readMar 3, 2024

Your personal goals can push and pull you to success as a writer or content creator

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Some people write because they have a passion for the written word. That is great for them. Honestly, it is.

For others, the goal of writing can be a number of things. It might include loving the craft, and that is important, but there could be other motivations as well.

What about you? Each writer person is different and wakes up to a slightly different life, or maybe one dramatically different. But there are plenty of reasons why they decide to start a new story for the world to read.

Ways To Get Motivated

  • For the money. There is nothing wrong with this, my friend. After all, most of us are in need of new income to help with expenses or investments. If you are motivated by money, understand this reality and use it to your advantage. Adapt your writing as necessary to make as much money as possible.
  • For the glory. Yes, if you’ve got talent, I’m totally supportive of your quest to become a well-known writer. It’s not going to be easy, but if you’ve got natural talent then you should really aim high for maximum success.
  • For the friendships. It’s a great thing to have friends who are writers, artists and content creators…



Darrin Atkins

Medium writer and content producer. Tips and ideas for writing success. Suggestions for you to make more money this year. Ways to get inspired to write more now