Tag «productivity»

Quantity vs. Quality vs. Efficiency

Prepare to embrace the crazy. — Me, c. November 2013 What’s this? A post about NaNoWriMo in July? Well, it *is* only a little more than three months away. If you’re a plotter, anyway. For me, the topic has relevance because it changed my life—and not always for the better. No, this is not a …

Writer’s Block

Some writers don’t believe it exists. Others are paralyzed by it’s clutches. Me? Oh, I believe in monsters. The post today is a few tips on how to combat writer’s block. My first defense against the WB is to search for answers to some basic questions. Am I writing because of a deadline? Am I …

Productivity planners for writers

Greetings all! The last thing I wanted to do today was write a blogpost on productivity. I tried to write about setting and character, but “productivity” kept popping up in my prose. So today, let’s talk about staying organized. Last year, I started a bullet journal. For those of you not in the know, a …

Changing it Up

Unless you’ve been able to successfully create a writing routine and habits to support it, focus and productivity can be a challenge. (For me, at least, but I know I’m not alone here.) Even very valid reasons can turn into excuses for not getting anything done. Yet when the golden moment comes where time is …