Tag Archives: goal setting

Over ambition, and why it sucks.

It must be spring.  Suddenly I want to finally do the dozen or so odd projects sitting stagnant in my mind. Problem is, there are still the same number of hours in the day and no amount of creative organization is … Continue reading

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The Motivation/Burnout Cycle

  If you have ever set goals and then given up on them, then you are already familiar with the vicious Motivation/Burnout Cycle.  It seems nearly universal that people decide to make changes in their life or their work, try … Continue reading

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25 Words a Day

  A fellow writer friend of mine said something recently that caught my attention. She said, “I aim to write at least 25 words a day.  That way I’m not overwhelmed before I start and am far more likely to … Continue reading

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Self Bribery – The Art of Getting Things Done

As writers, often there isn’t a boss standing over us to keep us on task.  We make our own schedules and work however we feel is best for us.  Some of us work best in the early hours of the … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Business

Back in January I started my quest to write the book that had floated around in my head since college.  About ten weeks later I held in my hands a very rough draft.  At that point I was pretty proud … Continue reading

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