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  • Amyah, I'm so disciplined that I use a timer for every part of my day. I spend 45 minutes in the morning with email, 20 minutes for free reading and tea, 45 minutes wo...
  • This is a hard one. My normal writing slot is filled with children over the summer holidays. I write for a living and I write for myself so really I need a double slot...
  • I appreciate what you're saying here. From experience, it's not possible to expect the brain to produce at the same rate, the same quality, every single day. We need d...
  • Maybe I'm a little boring but, I actually try new things at the gym.  I have tried the TRX system, Yoga, Spin Class, Free weights, Karate, circuit machines, treadmill,...
  • Cate and Emily: great posts and so relevant to life outside of writing. Yes, Buddhism (I have 40 plus years, teach some of it sometimes) speaks about desire but here's...
  • Crystal: RE this: Also I think I read somewhere that in the future in book stores they would be able to print a book right there and sell it to the buyer. Yes, espresso machines. But they break and they're super expensive so I've heard from most people who've tried them that they're kind of a bust.
  • I was in the airport, heading home from a quick trip to Las Vegas. I scribbled down an impromptu page of impressions from the trip - here it is on a slot machine in th...
  • Thanks Deborah - finally got round to reading this and it was well worth it! In terms of through-lines, I like that you've brought this up because it's something I st...
  • I use my photographs to develop photoessays.  Some of them are posted in my Red Room blog, if you'd like to visit it.  Just "google" Red Room and type my name into the search slot at the top.  It will take you to my page.  I hope to get a blog up and running on She Writes soon.
  • I’m actually struggling with this at the moment. I recently started work on what I believe will be my next book. Over the summer, I workshopped the scraps I have (way...