Another good start…

… but then, Mondays are always a good start. I just struggle for the rest of the week after that. I should have been having a holiday yesterday and today, as the poet is using up his annual leave before he loses it at the end of the year. I had too much work to do, though. And so I worked yesterday and I’ll work today. However, I’m not going mad. Walking to work works at 9am much better than […]

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And pause…

(Image by Melk Hagelslag from Pixabay) Monday is usually such a good day that I was disappointed when work stalled yesterday. It was my own fault. I disappeared down another one of those pesky rabbit holes and when I came back, nothing had changed. I stuck with what I already had. I was looking at project management software because when I duplicated a project in Asana, it duplicated everything and I had to go in and retype everything anyway. I can make a […]

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Organised at last

(Asana screenshot in calendar view) This week I needed to concentrate on catching up with the ghostwriting work. Right after having one writing marathon and submitting it, I was straight into another, and that isn’t sustainable. Also, if one step was delayed in any way, it pushed the rest along too. So I took the week off blogging, Medium, my own writing and self-publishing and tried to come up with a system that will work. I did allow myself an […]

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Project Management for Writers – book 1 almost ready!

After I’d switched off for the day on Wednesday, the poet sent back Chapter 12 of Project Management for Writers: Gate 1 with his contribution in it. We only had one more full chapter to go on this, and then it was the round-up chapter and the end gubbins. I would have liked to have finished this by the weekend, and depending on how the rest of today goes, maybe I will… Otherwise, it’s scheduled for completion next week. [Sighs […]

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Oh, my goodness gracious!

Image by Irina_kukuts from Pixabay So I found this new thing to faff with… because, as you all know, I have all of this spare time on my hands. Anyway, I think it will save time in the long run because it’s a project/process management system. It’s called Asana, and it loads itself onto your system as an app. In even the free version you can have unlimited projects and you can arrange them however you want them: as lists, on […]

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That was the week that was

This week I’ve tried to do a bit of my own work in the mornings and client work in the afternoons. I kept on being distracted by colourful sparkly things, though, and it became a bit of a chore to drag my attention away from that and back to the job in hand. Monday was mostly faffing with book covers and flyers and other PR and marketing material. I gave the blog a facelift, and I wrote a blog post […]

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Plan for April 2021

Image by Alexander Stein from Pixabay I had a lovely Easter break, something I planned on due to being so busy again just recently. I even finished work at a respectable time on Thursday in order to enjoy the full weekend. Saying that, I did have my first Covid jab on Friday, and fortunately the only side effects I seem to have suffered happened at about 4am on Saturday morning. That left us free to have some leisure time, and […]

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Project management

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay I find that I am using quite a few of this particular artist’s images from Pixabay. The style obviously works for me. I’ve even chosen an image by this author for the cover design on my next series of books. Yes, that’s right. I’ve started not just one book, but a series of books. I’m not going to go into a great deal of detail until I know whether or not it has legs. […]

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