-Give (or tighten) a deadline
-Take away options
-Make things more personal
-Make the goal more vital
-Make the goal harder to achieve
-I'm booking into January for full manuscript jobs
-I have availability for query and synopsis critiques 1-2 weeks out
-1-2 edit letters in December
-1-2 Full Manuscript Critiques in January
-1 Full Manuscript Critique OR edit letter in February
-If it's a way of speaking (said, shouted, sang, etc.), it's formatted as a tag. "Go away," he whispered.
-If it's NOT a way of speaking (frowned, coughed, blinked), then it's a new sentence. "Go away." He sighed.