Last time I talked about the Pomodoro technique and why it utterly failed for me. If you missed the post, go check it out. No seriously. Go. In the briefest recap ever, I loved the idea of Pomodoro and kept attempting it over and over without success, then I assessed why I kept failing so hard at this and a new idea was born.
Why the Pomodoro Technique Didn’t Work for Me [Pomodoro Series: Part One]
I wanted to continue our discussion on using our time wisely, and I wanted to talk a little bit about the Pomodoro Technique because it is an important tool for task management big and small. I have to tell you that the moment I heard of this, I immediately loved the idea and could see the many applications of it. For some reason, I kept coming back to it over and over again but could never make it work.
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The Formula for Writing a Best-Selling Novel
There is a formula for writing novels. Many of them, in fact. You can look up tons of them on the internet. Academia especially enjoys this idea of writing using a formula. Let's talk about it.
How to Build a Realistic Daily Writing Goal
I think that everyone tries to make daily writing goals of some sort, but it’s not often that I find somebody who actually keeps them. Starting a new habit is extremely difficult, and keeping that habit is even harder. So today I want to talk about making a realistic daily writing goal that you are able to keep.
Five Word Count Killers (and How to Avoid Them)
Whenever you go to author blogs or hear interviews from your favorite author, the number one piece of advice is always to write every day. While it is good in theory, for an Indie Author, it doesn't always work that way. Starting a writing habit is extremely difficult. Life so easily gets in the way. So here are the 5 worst word count killers, and how to avoid them.
One Solid Method I Use to Overcome Writer’s Block
I find I deal with writer's block in the same way I deal with a tough boss in a video game. Sometimes, when the same guy has been kicking my butt over and over again, no matter what I do, or how many level grinding sessions I've done, I have to just save my game and walk away.
2017 Q4 Goals Recap and 2018 Q1 New Goals
I started making quarterly writing goals in 2017. When I first began this adventure, I most certainly did not think that it was going to be much of an improvement over whatever yearly goals I was making before. It couldn't be any worse though, so I gave it a try and it has made a …
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Interview with Zoe Carmina
What are your five favorite books, and why? Who are your favorite authors? What is the greatest joy of writing for you?