My writing productivity has exploded in the past two years. My work ethic isn't the reason. Nor can it be attributed to my personality type. Sure, I'm self-motivated, which is good, but I also get locked into a one project mindset, meaning I tend to focus exclusively on the most…
Today I have the pleasure of welcoming my dear friend and fantastic author, Jessica R. Patch! Jessica has a new novella (the next installment in the Honeyhaven Series) out just in time for the holidays. More on Honey for the Holidays below!
She’s graciously agreed to share a tool she recently started using to stay on track of her writing goals. I’m intrigued by it and figured you would be too. Take it away, Jessica!
I’m writing this on October 13, 2020. My mini-dachshund, Sophie, is curled up next to me on the couch. Yes, I brought my laptop down from my office to write this post. Late afternoon sunlight spills onto the furniture in patches, and I need to start making dinner. Like now!
I finished writing sample chapters (this is the first three chapters, or roughly 50 pages) of a new book around lunchtime. Usually I get up, have some coffee, read the Bible and pray. Then I exercise, get ready quick and head straight to my office for a full day of work. Today was different, though.
I’m big on setting monthly goals. By listing them and breaking them down into manageable chunks, I accomplish more than I think possible. My process is to set monthly goals, then at the beginning of each week, I create daily goals that will work within my current schedule.
Each month I share how I did the previous month as well as my new goals. Let’s get to it!