Reblogged from Legends of Windemere:
Finding Time to Write
You have a great idea for a book. You’ve been thinking about it for a long time, probably years. But you’re too busy with a job, kids, aging parents, volunteer work and life in general. So you put off writing the book. But it is always there, nagging you, begging to be written. If only you had time to write!
For many, writing a book seems like an insurmountable task. So they never even start. That is where the problem is, they are thinking about writing an entire book. Like any large, time-consuming project, to make it happen the task needs to be broken down into doable amounts.
A good way to do this is to set goals – long term, med term and short term goals. These goals should be realistic and time limited. And that will be different for everyone.
A long term goal could be to have a book completed in a certain amount of time. Depending on your circumstances it could be six months, one year or more. I gave myself three years to write my first book. I knew if I made the time too short, I would set myself up for failure.
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