Finding The Time to Write!

I am always on full scramble to try and find the time to write on a consistent basis. It is difficult and is a moving target. Working full time in a demanding career (pays the bills!) takes precedence whether I want it to or not but it does. Add in the everyday workings of life (shopping, errands, etc) and your free time gets chewed up and before you know it your week has disappeared and you are into the next week. In the meantime your book sits idle for another week. I always like to hear how other people find the time. This is what I do that doesn’t work completely for me but at least it guarantees me ten hours a week. I schedule writing time in my calendar and treat it no different if it was an appointment with a client. I schedule my Saturday and Sunday mornings, five hours each day. Then if I am able to find additional time during the week (cancelled appointments, evenings) then I treat them as valuable bonus time. It is important that I spend down time in the evenings with my wife otherwise it will erode the great support that I have. When I move into the home stretch of a novel (the last ten chapters) then I basically lock myself in my office every night to get it done. My wife closes the door behind me as we both know the end is in sight.

Am I in the home stretch yet in Book Three of the Superstars Trilogy? Not yet but stay tuned because I am close.
Finding the Time

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