Most writers I know face the same obstacle in reaching their writing goals.
How many times have we made a commitment to our selves and to our writing, only to have to put that commitment aside and tend to dear daughter’s science project, dear husband’s broken down car, or dear boss’s last minute work project. These aren’t excuses, they’re real life. And it often becomes too easy to put our writing aside while all the other responsibilities in our lives take precedence.
Jamie Lee Wallace, aka Suddenly Jamie on Live to Write — Write to Live, knows the drill. She set some writing goals for 2011. But,” she says, ” these intentions were all summarily slaughtered by the demands of my Real Life.”
She decided not to be done in by the slaughter. After some serious thinking, she came up with 7 Steps to Better Writing Habits. Here’s what she had to say: