Category Archives: balance

Beware! Burnout Ahead

“Writing is not everything,” says Lisa Shearin in Writer Magazine. “And if you want longevity in this business, play isn’t just important–it’s critical. We get so intensely focused on having achieved the dream and working so hard to keep the … Continue reading

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Writers Running on Adrenaline

What fuel are you running on? Many writers these days are frantically running from place to place, working too many hours, volunteering for too many projects, working nights and weekends hoping for approval. On top of that, in order to … Continue reading

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Mastering Mood-Dependent Writing Stages

One day this week I was tired and headache-y, yet I needed to get some writing done. I don’t know about you, but I find writing a¬†grueling challenge on the rare days I feel rotten. That’s why I found a … Continue reading

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Key #5: Balance Between Opposites

We started this series with the goal of learning how to make the writing fun, how to enter into that timeless “flow” state more often. Five keys are needed, according to Susan Perry in Writing in Flow. Today is Key … Continue reading

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Restoring Balance

Each person has his or her own set of priorities. However, remember that time is finite. It can’t be stretched, saved, or borrowed. The time devoted to things must be balanced. If we give too much in one area we … Continue reading

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