Darlene Foster is a guest of Charles Yallowitz: Finding Time to Write

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!

Sound familiar?

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.

Continue reading at Legends of Windemere

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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7 Responses to Darlene Foster is a guest of Charles Yallowitz: Finding Time to Write

  1. Darlene says:

    Thanks so much for reblogging my guest post on Finding Time to Write, or do anything for that matter.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Darlene has been a blogging friend for years. Back when we were both starting and she was just working on first book I think. Wonderful

    Like

  3. Jennie says:

    Good advice, good interview. Darlene is terrific.

    Like

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