Category: Productivity

#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

The Week That Was #0

To force my self to be more accountable (to me) for time wasted and procrastinated, every Friday I’m going to post a brief roundup of my week. This week was a short one,… Continue reading

My Goal Setting with Trello

I like project plans and schedules and lists. I like lists best and that’s why I love Trello. Trello can do them all but I like to keep things super easy to manage so my… Continue reading