There are pros and cons to each project management software, but ideally, you just have to figure out what works best for your brain and the people you’re working with.
Category Archives: Productivity
Schedules, Inspiration, and Words Per Day: Have You become Your Own Worst Taskmaster?
The advice is abundant, but one thing keeps poking through: Daily Word Count. Great novelists do it, amateur writers do it, blogs and ‘How To’ lists espouse it. Don’t become that boss who walks in with a list of tasks and no idea how things really work on the ground level.
Creativity in Crisis: Abandoned by your Muse
Guest Post from Roth Heisner It’s been nearly a year since life, as we knew it, changed drastically. From the onset of a global pandemic to social unrest, topped off with a stormy political season, it feels as though the crisis level never went down. Many have found themselves working from home, or not atContinue reading “Creativity in Crisis: Abandoned by your Muse”
Hustle Culture is Destroying Your Creativity – Avoid the Burnout
For the first time in years, I completely drained that cup and this time I had no idea how to fill it back up. I tried my usual methods, start a new story, clean a space in my house, etc. Nothing worked, I was just drained. I realized it had to make one of the hardest decisions I’ve made in years…
How to Know When It’s Time To Move On
I hate big changes. I kind of always have, when I was kid and my parents would mention they were thinking about moving, I would immediately begin to cry. We moved a lot when I was little, I went to four different elementary schools. Each move came with new struggles, bullying, and loss, so forContinue reading “How to Know When It’s Time To Move On”
5 Tips To Help You Stay Sane While Working From Home
For the last 6-7 years, I’ve worked from home as a freelance writer, project manager, and editor. A lot of people think that working from home is all about being in your pajamas and binging Netflix in the background, but it’s actually a bit more involved than that (though I do have some friends whoContinue reading “5 Tips To Help You Stay Sane While Working From Home”
Why Failure Isn’t A Bad Thing
One of my favorite hobbies is playing video games. I’m one of those silly adults who actually really enjoys games like Fortnite, and when I first started playing the game, I was pretty bad at it. I would only use one kind of weapon, because it was the only one I thought I was goodContinue reading “Why Failure Isn’t A Bad Thing”
Writing Sprints – What They Are And How They Can Help You Finish What You’re Working On
I started doing writing sprints 5 or 6 years ago, during NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and I still use them pretty often today. I am not the fastest writer when it comes to typing under a time crunch, but sprints are a quick and easy way for me to get some words on theContinue reading “Writing Sprints – What They Are And How They Can Help You Finish What You’re Working On”
4 Ways To Get Unstuck Creatively
This year, I’ve felt stuck and unmotivated to write or work on my writing projects more times than I would like to admit. There are a variety of reasons for this, sometimes I feel like no matter how much work I put in I’m not moving forward quickly enough, other times I don’t have theContinue reading “4 Ways To Get Unstuck Creatively”
How To Declutter Your Digital Life – Digital Tools Vs. Digital Distraction
I’ve been reading Cal Newport’s “Digital Minimalism” over the last few weeks. Like many people in their 30s, I started using social media in my early 20s and I’ve just continued to use it, without realizing how much digital clutter was making its way into my life. I did not realize the negative impact digitalContinue reading “How To Declutter Your Digital Life – Digital Tools Vs. Digital Distraction”