Are you Productive or just Busy?

Are you Productive or just Busy?

 In today’s ever increasingly crazy world it can be hard to differentiate between being productive not just busy I’m busy all the freakin time but I’m not productive all the time. How often do you claim you are just too busy? I know I used the B-word constantly because I feel like I’m always rushing […]

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How To Do Anything in 15 Minutes

How To Do Anything in 15 Minutes

Getting more done in less time.  I subscribe to the theory that “work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.”  Called Parkinson’s Law, as coined in 1955 by Cyril Northcote Parkinson. He was a British Naval Officer, and his point was to make satirical comments about public administration and bureaucracy. I […]

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Creating Your Self-Publishing Production Schedule

Creating Your Self-Publishing Production Schedule

What’s your self-publishing schedule this year? I talked in a previous blog post that part of being a professional writer meant you needed to show up every day (thanks, Steven Pressfield). Showing up every day ready to work your tail off means you need a plan. Unless your plan is to show up, sit there, […]

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TOTALLY TERRIFIC TUESDAY LINK PARTY #118

TOTALLY TERRIFIC TUESDAY LINK PARTY #118

  The last day of January. I can’t believe it. As I was looking at my January goals and where I am to them (that post coming tomorrow) I’m kind of frightened it’s flown by so fast. However, January has been a great month and I’m looking forward to all kinds of great things happening […]