Many of you were asking me how my week long “reboot” experiment went. In short, it was wonderful. Hard and a bit scary at times? Definitely. Worth it? Absolutely. This coincided with the first week of The Shed Project, which was perfect timing. I regretted not being able to dive right into the forums and post, but it was more beneficial to me to be starting the project during […]
Sometimes you just need to change your space in order to change perspective.
As many of you know, I recently moved to a new house. This new place is going to have a nice little office space for me, that I’ve just barely started working on. There’s also a great big yard and a nice sunroom and most importantly, lots of natural light.
The old place was…well… a cave. It was dark, […]
making space, part the third
This last aspect of space I want to tackle in this series is at once the most important and the most difficult to write.
Once space in the schedule is made, and the physical space for writing is found, there is still a major hurdle to overcome in order to get to work. This is the intangible and ever-changing psychological space needed in order to create. One entry definitely won’t cover […]
making space, part two
In the first post of this series I talked about having chronological space available for writing, and how I’ve been trying to make that happen. So now that I’ve learned to prioritize my time and delegate tasks, what is the next step to getting back on the horse…er…in the saddle… wait, why are all of these idioms related to cowboys? Are there no perseverance-related sayings just for writers? Maybe not. […]
making space, part one.
Last year, I was busy.
Working at my “day job” (which I actually love), going to school part-time, doing some work as a labor and postpartum doula, moving into a house, adopting animals, repeatedly resolving to go to the gym (and sometimes going!) — I was really, really busy. As a result of being so busy living a “normal” life, I let some very important things fall by the wayside, […]