Archive for the ‘Time Keeping’ Category

Splitting Time Between Writing Projects

June 23rd, 2012 3 comments

I have two stories waiting for edits. I need to keep them moving, but I don’t want to stop writing new material. How can I juggle my projects more effectively? Read more…

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Little Treats

November 26th, 2011 1 comment

Last week I did a lot better at my daily writing. It’s true that I go off the boil sometimes (well, regularly), which is why I’ve been looking into how to solidify my daily writing as a habit. Here’s something that I did last week that helped. Read more…

Writing at Night

August 27th, 2011 3 comments

I have been considering working at night. Since the bubba came I am dog tired. But it’s surprising how much you can do on little sleep. So here’s what I’ve been thinking – I have to get up around 3 in the morning anyway to feed the boy. Why not stay up an extra hour and get some writing done? Read more…

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5 great posts on finding time to write

March 27th, 2010 No comments

Time. A lack of time seems to be the bane of everyone’s lives. For those struggling to write, it’s one of the first and most vital problems to solve. Unless you give up the day job, carve out plenty of alone time away from your partner, freinds and kids, and maintain a healthy level of discipline, it’s a problem that’s not likely to ever get completely solved (even if you do manage all of those things, you still have to fit in time to promote yourself and your books). Read more…

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Taking advantage of unexpected free time

November 27th, 2009 No comments

I am currently waiting for my train to arrive. Time for a blog post. Read more…

Keeping a routine

September 4th, 2009 No comments

Keeping a writing routine is hard. On the face of it, it’s easy – decide you want to do something and then do it. Then do it again, thenĂ‚  again, then again. But in practice, it’s something quite different. Read more…

Time (keeps on slipping…)

February 12th, 2009 No comments

Time is one of my biggest enemies when it comes to writing. I would guess that this is probably true of most people struggling to getting in to writing. I dare say that I will return to this topic a few times.

I have a full-time job, and commute to work, which means that I am usually home around eight in the evening, and very brain-tired by that time (I couldn’t profess to being physically tired as I sit at a desk all day). I have a wife who likes to see as much of me as possible (and who could blame her?), so getting to close the door for a time and write can be problematic. Read more…

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