How I'm Finding Time to Write: Part 4
Written by
Yuwanda Black
July 2013
Written by
Yuwanda Black
July 2013

Following is the latest update in my quest to "find time to write."


It's a good thing I started this little quest to find time to write because I wouldn't have gotten anything done over the last week or so. But, I feel guilty when I miss a day, so I squeeze it in as much as I can -- which is why I'm posting at 11:30 at night. If not for my accountability reporting, I would not be sitting here doing this.

Anyhoo, here's the latest.


Yesterday, Tuesday, July 2nd, I didn't write anything. With the upcoming July 4th holiday approaching, I have guests coming so had to do some grocery shopping and some yard work. So, I closed up early. It's not an excuse because I could have squeezed in a half hour, but just reporting the truth.

I put this down as a "life gets in the way" fact.


Today -- Wednesday, July 3rd, I wrote for an hour -- kinda making up for yesterday. I plan to get up on the morning and do a half hour, even though technically I only write on regular work days (no holidays/weekends). But as I don't have anything else on tap for tomorrow as it's a holiday, I decided to go for it.


How's your writing schedule coming along?


And, for my American writing friends, Happy Independence Day!


P.S.: Learn How to Write Fast!


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  • Yuwanda Black

    I hear ya Alexandra.

    You hit the nail on the head when you said, "The most important thing to do is continue to find and fight for the time even if you only write one sentence."

    Sooo true!

  • Alexandra Caselle

    It always seems like something gets into the way.  For me, it also frustrating when inspiration tends to hit me at odd times. When I have set aside the time to write, writer's block cages in the inspiration.  I always jot down ideas throughout the day, but when I return back to them, the iron has lost its spark.  Since writing is moving to the forefront, I also need to find to time to read. The most important thing to do is continue to find and fight for the time even if you only write one sentence.