I have over 200 emails to attend to, a house that is an embarrassment today, 1 to 5 Dr. appointments every week for the next 3 months. However, I must say, The 7 Tips for Better Witing Habits is very helpful in alleviating that guilt, shame and contentment I have for the procrastination of my life’s responsibilities.
Setting aside a specific 10 minutes each day will make your efforts successful. I can do 10 minutes. No matter what the project, it is all a part of my declared necessity for my well-being, whether household chores or developing a writing routine. Allowing for 10 minutes to increase naturally, writers soon discover that unplanned writing takes on a life of its own.
Ten minutes can easily turn into 20, 30, 45 minutes before you notice…even in “planned” writings, the characters often come to life without provocation…going in a direction the author had no previous though of. It is a nature of creating the story.