Category Archives: time management

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Work smarter, not harder has been my mantra for many years. When I find things (book, website, class, software) that help me do that, I like to pass them along to you. With that in mind, here are two websites … Continue reading

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Achieving the Writing Life of Your Dreams

Achieving the writing life of your dreams–is it possible? Are you closer to it than you were a year ago? Here are some great articles to read and consider if you hope to make the dream of a writing life … Continue reading

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Organized Books and Lives

A couple weeks ago I encouraged you to get ready for NaNoWriMo–the writing group that produces a book in November. I hope you have an idea for it now. I also encouraged you to spend October getting organized so that … Continue reading

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Gradual Exposure

  For many reasons, we set writing goals–and then promptly get stuck. The reasons vary: The goal is overwhelming, and we don’t know where to start. We don’t have an hour or two each day to devote to reaching our … Continue reading

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Inner Critics = Time Wasters

Writers are opinionated people. Our brains never seem to stop. We criticize because we “know” how things and people should be. This “critical editor component” of our personality is absolutely invaluable to the editing and revision process. If you can’t … Continue reading

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