How Can You Keep Writing if You Work Long Hours?

How Can You Keep Writing if You Work Long Hours?

How Can You Keep Writing if You Work Long Hours? This post was first published in August 2017 and was updated in May 2020. “I work in excess of 60 hours during the week, not to mention what gets handled on the weekends. So my question is this: how would you balance...
Seven Ways to Get Other People to Respect Your Writing Time

Seven Ways to Get Other People to Respect Your Writing Time

Seven Ways to Get Other People to Respect Your Writing Time Picture this: You sit down to write, having managed to summon up the last dregs of your energy at the end of a long day … and your housemate pulls up a chair next to you to tell you all about the terrible...
How to Juggle All Your Different Writing Projects

How to Juggle All Your Different Writing Projects

How to Juggle All Your Different Writing Projects Do you have several different writing projects on the go? Maybe you have a blog, plus you’re working on a novel. You also have a few short stories that you want to revisit and find markets for, and you’re thinking...
How to Take Back Control of Your Time (and Fit More Writing In)

How to Take Back Control of Your Time (and Fit More Writing In)

How to Take Back Control of Your Time (and Fit More Writing In) Do you spend as much time writing as you want to? Hardly any writers do. Most of us have a lot of non-writing things going on. Depending on the stage of life you’re at, that might be education (school,...