Tag Archive | productivity

The Benefits of Sprinting for the Distance Runner

I’m a distance runner That’s a label that took me a while for me to wrap my arms around. I always hated running. Like with a passion. Like I walked at least part of the way every time a gym teacher or coach told us to run a mile. There was the time I ran a mile for the […]

Writing in the Zone Longhand

Writing in the Zone Longhand

Writers endure cycles of varying productivity, and since I turned my novel in to my editor July 1, I’ve been trying to find my groove again. Sure, I took it easy for a few days, then edited a short story and brainstormed my Deals with the Dead series (oh yeah, edited 43k in that), but […]

Productive Patience

Productive Patience

A difficult concept I learned in weightlifting, which applies to writing, is the idea of mixing light days with heavy days in order to boost muscle growth. I remember one day telling my trainer that I had to work hard to lift light. He gave me a funny look because, even though it didn’t sound […]

My Precious

Over the last week I’ve taken a break from the internet. Some might call it a forced break due to the fact that my son spilled water on my laptop, frying the baby. I have been waiting for my Precious’s replacement. That is not the case. We have four other pc’s in the house and my […]