Do You Really ‘Not Have Time’ For That?

Check out this thought-provoking post from the Novelty Revisions blog on the topic of do you really not have time for that.

Meg Dowell Writes

Yesterday, I had (another) new idea for (another) new thing that I promptly jotted down and filed away because “I don’t have time for that right now.”

That’s right. Even I make excuses for not doing the things I really COULD do.

But thinking a little harder about that, I actually found myself wondering, “Aren’t there times when I really WON’T have room in my schedule for certain things? If I don’t have time for something now, how will I know when I will? Am I really making excuses, or feeling bad about legitimate reasons why I can’t?”

These aren’t easy questions to answer.

It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been writing for less than a year or more than 20. Time and project management are some of the hardest skills to master as a writer — so much so that many never do. That’s why a large percentage of aspiring…

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