Tag: distraction

Freelance Writing Advice, Writing Tips & Career Advice

Research First, or As You Go Along?

Researching books

Whether you write non-fiction or fiction, research is (or it had better be) a part of your process. Even if you’re “writing what you know,” you still need to supplement your knowledge with that of others. (Unless you are the foremost expert in your field, then I guess you can go ahead without any research.) …

Productivity & Time Management, Writing Tips & Career Advice

Improve Your Concentration

Concentration cube

I used to be one of those people who could lose themselves in a book or task for hours. I could concentrate and focus on whatever I was doing until it was done. I took it for granted that this was just an ability I had. And then I started to lose it. Gradually I …

Books, Reading, & Libraries

Library Haul & Reading List 04/15/16

Library ebooks

Wow. Release day is almost here. My blog tour starts next week and I’ll finally start getting a sense of how Broken Fate is doing sales-wise. It’s all exhilarating and terrifying. However, as much as I’m looking forward to the release, I’m also looking a little forward to getting it behind me so that things …