Why I Set a Writing Schedule

The Long and Short Stories of Life

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…

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