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Break This One Habit & Find More Writing Time

May 15, 2015

I need to start doing this!

Archer's Aim

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I noticed a bad habit the other day and realized it is rather costly to my productivity. No, it’s not just wasting time on the internet or any other act of procrastination. Rather, it is a bad habit involving poor perspective. But I think breaking this one bad habit could mean much to productivity as a writing in a serious way.

Want to guess what this bad habit is? It’s the simple comment to myself, “I don’t have enough time.” I noticed that between five and seven times a day I may have upwards of fifteen minutes when something else is pending that I literally give up the time to write, believing there’s no actual time to accomplish something productive. You want to know what I did when I realized this? I ignored myself and wrote just…

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  1. May 15, 2015 6:51 pm

    I think it all depends on the person and their lives. I don’t like to set a schedule for writing as I actually feel more productive and creative when writing on the fly. Also depnds on if my weekends are filled up with events and such. There is always some time to write, it just depends on if the urge strikes too.

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    • May 17, 2015 11:01 pm

      I used to be like that, before kids. Now, I find that I have to structure my time and use an outline for larger projects since I’m interrupted so often. Enjoy the freedom! 😀

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