Tuesday, January 10, 2017

[Link] How to Write While Managing a Full-Time Job: 5 Ways to Maximize Your Time

by Patrick Carr

Let’s face it; unless you’re in the upper echelons of the writing business, you’re quickly discovering that writing won’t make you rich. I’m a full time math teacher in Nashville. I learned early on that writers, by and large, are one of the few professions that make less than teachers. So, until you become the next J.K. Rowling or James Patterson, you’ll need to manage your writing efforts in conjunction with your day gig. Here are some steps on how to do that.

1. Never ever ever leave the house without a way to record your ideas. Inspiration for a new book, a change to a scene, or even a character’s distinguishing feature strikes at the most inopportune time. Keep pen and paper, or a voice recorder, your smartphone, something with you at all times.

Read the full article: http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/guide-to-literary-agents/how-to-write-while-managing-a-full-time-job-5-ways-to-maximize-your-time