This week, I wrote a guest post for Spoonie Authors Network. I was asked to talk about how I write despite my mental illness, and how I manage the days when I simply don’t have the “spoons”, or the energy reserves, to even function. My answer is called “I give myself permission”, and is about… Read More Guest post – I give myself permission
The time for NaNoWriMo is almost here, and I know that many of you are getting ready to rise up to the challenge of writing a complete first draft of a novel in thirty days. It’s something that I like to do, because it’s a great way to engage with a community of other writers… Read More 3 time-saving tips to power through a first draft
Lately, I’ve been asked a lot about time management. I have a few posts about this already, but I find I have more and more to say about it. After all, time management is probably one of the things I’m best at. To make a long story short, I have decided to write a book… Read More Working on something new
I know I haven’t been posting as actively as I, or anyone, would like. I also know that it’s a little late into 2015 to be talking resolutions. Still, there is a reason why we make resolutions on the new year, and there is a reason why around New Year’s Day there are thousands of… Read More A little late for resolutions : the purpose and method of goal-setting
So in my post “I just don’t have the time” I had given this simple instruction as part of the many things you can do to manage your time better: make a schedule. But writing down what you plan to do in a day planner and actually doing those things are a world apart. Over… Read More Efficient scheduling
That is a question I get constantly, from nearly everyone I know. I have a family (a toddler, another baby on the way, and two dogs), I run a small business at home, I blog, I do freelance design and illustration (and a bit of technical writing from time to time), I work full time,… Read More How do you find the time?
Effective time management This post is a special request. To make a special request, visit our Facebook page and post on the wall, or send a private message. You can also write to firstname.lastname@example.org . Every single person gets the same amount of time in their day: 24 hours. So why is it that some… Read More I just don’t have the time…