Tag: time management
Wendy Strain, freelance writer, ghostwriter, editor, and author, joined the July #BBchat about planning and productivity tips for freelance writers.
Sometimes you are the biggest impediment to your own productivity. Everything is a distraction, or perhaps your need a way to connect with collaborators or check your grammar. These eight online writing tools can keep you focused and streamline the writing process.
Would you like to be much more productive as a writer? It’s possible, and you don’t have to turn into a machine or ingest huge amounts of caffeine to do it. (Although a bit of coffee might help goose your enthusiasm.) If you’re like me, you wouldn’t mind increasing your writing output so you can get more books and information products to market. This aspiration naturally leads to the question, “How much content can I reasonably expect to produce?” The best way to quantify it is to find out how many words you actually crank out per hour.
Time management is a struggle for anyone who works from home - especially writers. Last-minute deadlines, procrastination, and old-fashioned writer's block are challenges that even the most productive of us face. It's a tough beast to wrangle, but if you can manage your time effectively and treat your schedule as if handed down from a superior, the speed and quality of your work are going to improve markedly. While it's never easy to be your own boss - much less a good one - that doesn't mean you're not up to the task.