GET SOME SLEEP This is a case of do what I say, not what I do. (I’m writing this post at 11:36 PM the day it’s supposed to go live.) Most of us think more clearly and are far more productive if we’ve had adequate sleep. For some, that means getting eight hours every night.
“How do you get it all done? How do you work on multiple writing projects at once?” The question came from an acquaintance I had met several times at a nearby writing conference. She apparently thought I had it all together as a disciplined writer. I admitted to her that I had trouble organizing my
Right now, it’s cool to have a platform, but has your writing taken second place? Is it no longer sharp and crisp? I ask this question. “Do you really trust God with your writing career?” You answer. “Of course I trust God.” I ask. “Then why do you spend hours every day jumping on the
Shh, I have a secret to tell you. Wait for it. I am an extrovert. I know. I know. You’re shocked. Despite the fact that this is apparent to anyone who has known me for, say, five minutes or so, I have only recently realized that I enjoy listening to a series of podcasts with the
Here are four mistakes to avoid in journalism and human interest: I. TOO LONG – the Interview. The editor of The Times sent me off on my very first article. With high heels clicking and briefcase swinging, I knocked on the door of a soon-to-be-100-year-old. I settled myself in her antique rocker and began firing