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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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How to Fix A Writer’s Fragmented Life

I always blog on Tuesdays. Except yesterday. My grandkids had been here for a couple of days of hiking, water fights, reading and laughing. I had planned to blog last night, but I had a meeting at my house to … Continue reading

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I hear it from writers almost on a daily basis. “I can’t find time or energy to write!” Or “If I take time to write, everything else falls apart!” The idea of living balanced lives is popping up everywhere. It’s … Continue reading

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How to Recover Your Writing Energy–All Day Long!

You don’t want to be a sprinter in the writing life. You want to be a marathon writer. To do so requires “ebb and flow” throughout your day. The tide goes out all day (energy spent writing and doing writing-related … 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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