If you plan to write a 50,000-word novel this coming November, you will need to develop some time management skills.
Writing is easier once it becomes a dailybehavioral habit.However, making the best use of your limited writing time requires a little planning, self-discipline, and encouragement from your family.
Once you tell them that you have a goal of writing 1,667 words a day, they might be your biggest supporters. My family certainly has been.
My children are grown now, but most new writers have jobs and a family. When you have school-age children, time for personal projects can be limited. You are constantly going somewhere to some athletic or school function.
But I did it, and you can too. By writing in short bursts whenever you have the opportunity, you might get your first draft finished and get that certificate that says you completed 50,000 words in…
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