I’ve written before about the mis-use of the term “binge writing”. I don’t just mean writing for long periods of time, which is what you’ve probably been doing all summer. I mean binging: Are you tempted to push yourself beyond what you know from experience is the optimum amount of writing you … [Read more...] about Are you tempted to binge write for the last few weeks of the break?
Here's an idea for your summer writing: schedule your time as writing retreats. Summer time is different than teaching terms. You have much more freedom about how you schedule your work. No classes. Many fewer meetings (if any). You have the luxury of giving some of your projects intense … [Read more...] about Schedule writing retreats
Short writing periods regularly don't work for everybody. @jovanevery thank god. Every time I see someone tweet that I think why doesn't it work for me. I write 6 hours straight. Can't do short. — M.M. (@ProfessMoravec) March 7, 2013 Or Tony's comment on my Pomodoro technique post in which he … [Read more...] about Be careful how you use the term “binge writing”