Tag Archives: finding time to write

Editing On the Horizon

Wrote like a demon on this year’s book and got my initial rough draft done, and then, just as I started my initial edit, LIFE happened. Continue reading

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How I Cut My Writing Time….

Want to write but having problems finding the time?… Continue reading

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Find Time For Writing -Delegate

Want to write? Want to find time to write?

Well, one way to do that is to get things off your to-do list that don’t absolutely have to be done by you… Continue reading

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Find Time for Writing…

It’s a classic refrain-

“I’d love to write that poem/short story/article/novella/novel/book/expose, but I just don’t have the time!!!!!”
well, that’s true….and then again it isn’t. Continue reading

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Be Anti Social IV (Writing Quick Tip)

…People respect authors- but they don’t always respect that you need some time to write. If you’re home and writing, people sometimes think that you’ve got “all that free time” and that you’d be glad to devote it to

talking on the phone with them
taking their deliveries
running their errands
doing community service
and so forth

Now the truth is that you may be glad to do any and all of those things- but you still need time to write as well… Continue reading

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Be Anti Social III (Writing Quick Tip)

…sometimes that doesn’t work so well. Sometimes the phone won’t stop ringing, or the cat keeps walking across your keyboard, or your kids have attacks of the “whiney-clingies”, or everyone in the entire cosmos wants “just a little piece of you.”

Well all of those things and people are important- but your writing is too. Sometimes to make a little space for it, you may have to flee the premises for a little while… Continue reading

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When Writing and Reality Collide

Had cleared most of this day to spend writing like the wind and catch up.

But…. Continue reading

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Be Anti Social II (Writing Quick Tip)

…If you’re on a tight deadline, or trying to knock out another three chapters this week, but, like so many of us, you’re addicted to pictures of cute cats and hearing what your friends and family are up to, you need to make a tough and ruthless choice.

Let me state the obvious.

Be anti-social… Continue reading

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