If You Aren’t Doing This, You’re Managing Your Time All Wrong

Check out this great post from the Novelty Revisions blog on things you might not be doing to manager your time as a writer.

Meg Dowell Writes

I love to work.

There was a point early on in my career when I was working full-time as a staff writer AND full-time as a freelancer, on top of my ongoing hobby as a part-time blogger. I worked seven days a week, sometimes for more than 12 of the 18 or so waking hours I had each of those very long days.

I was so proud of myself for having the “willpower” to do all that. As a young twentysomething, I was making a lot of money, paying off my student loans, finishing graduate school, and convinced I’d mastered the art of working hard to earn the success I believed I deserved.

But I wasn’t doing it right.

You’ve heard plenty of “productivity experts” tell the same personal story a dozen times, so I won’t bore you with the details. In a nutshell, I thought writing all the time…

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