Category: Productivity

How I Found Four-and-a-Quarter More Hours to Write – Every Single Week

There are lots of posts about finding time to write. Unfortunately most of them don’t help me. I’m already super-organised, having Trello-ed my life (and even the pantry). I successfully juggle four… Continue reading

Mac & Me: A Faded Love Affair

Today my two year flirtation with the dark side ended. I ditched my Mac for a Windows PC. And I’m much happier, back in my comfort zone. I’ve always been a Windows… Continue reading

#desktopstories – what creatives keep on their desk

Today when I was supposed to be writing, I just couldn’t get going. I’m not worried. I wrote up a storm yesterday. Slashed all previous word count records so I’m not surprised I… Continue reading

The Week That Was #7

Mostly I worked. I took on a new part-time job. Now I have four of those plus writing. The problem with part-time jobs is they are like kindergarten colouring. They never stay… Continue reading

The Week That Was #6

Six weeks in and going strong. The idea is if I keep this thread going then other posts will wrap around it. So far, and it’s early days, I’ve duped myself and the… Continue reading

The Week that Was #5

Warning! Warning! This might be the most boring Week That Was post of the whole year!   I reviewed – lots of series books for the Funday section in the Sunday Telegraph –… Continue reading

The Week That Was #3

It was a solid week. Mostly filled with editing. One more week should do it and then Blue Boy, Red Day will be ready leave home. Manuscripts are like children. It’s a wrangle… Continue reading

The Week That Was #2

I didn’t get a lot done this week either. Mostly because I was busy unholidaying. And what’s that, you may well ask. It’s when you go on holidays to a beautiful place… Continue reading

Goal Setting with Trello

There are lots of posts about setting goals and quite a few about setting goals with Trello. Trello’s tag line is ‘Organise Your Life’ and I can verify that yes, it does… Continue reading

Bring It On: 2017

I’m secretly pleased with this blog post. It was scheduled in advance and means I’ve already made one small step towards completing my 2017 goal to blog more consistently. I’m a great… Continue reading