7 ways to make the most of your writing time

Apportioning a segment of your day to string words together is only part of the battle. Here are steps for setting aside and optimizing your available hours.

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How to create more writing time

Many people believe they don’t have enough time to write.

Almost always they’re wrong, and if you dislike writing, you won’t be particularly motivated to make more time for it. 

Here are seven ways you can portion off time to write, no matter how busy you might be, and make the best use of your allotment:

1. Don’t find time; make it. This might seem like nothing more than a linguist trick, but it’s not. The concept of “finding” time leaves you helpless against the demands of daily life. Making time, on the other hand, puts you squarely in the driver’s seat. If writing is important to you, then make the time for it. Reserve time for it in your schedule, and give it the same deference you do for meetings.

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