Sure, becoming relevant and popular as a writer is my ultimate goal, but I’ve learned to budget my time by setting up a writing schedule. Why? Because I’ve got a life! I want my stories and their messages to go out to the public more than anything, but I don’t want to feel like I gave up living in order to write.
My name is Linda and I’m a workaholic! When I take on anything—a job, a project, a book—I usually go ALL in. So, about three months ago, I decided to pull back from the nonstop writing, editing, blogging, and marketing that had consumed my life.
Usually, I’m many things—a wife, a mother of grown daughters, a sister, a helpful neighbor, and sometimes I volunteer. During the writing and editing of my book, I was none of those things. Not truly.
I’ve come to realize that I need a more rounded…
View original post 1,044 more words