Focus Fridays… getting started

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started"- Mark Twain As discussed last week, for writers, daydreaming is part the job. Spending time in your thoughts comes with the territory. But how do you start putting 'pen to paper'? One great way to start is by scheduling. Why is it important? This is the initial … Continue reading Focus Fridays… getting started

Focus Fridays… incorporating writing into your day

"The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus "- Alexander Graham Bell How do you bring your work to a focus? Last week's Focus Fridays mentioned effectively using your available time. What does that mean for writers? What are some ways you can make good use of your time? One way that … Continue reading Focus Fridays… incorporating writing into your day

Focus Friday’s… direction

"Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days"- Zig Ziglar How do you direct your actions toward a clear goal and produce desired results? When it comes to your writing, regardless of which stage in the process you are currently in, ... know your direction i.e., have … Continue reading Focus Friday’s… direction

Focus Fridays

Beginning in March, there will be a new weekly feature here on Idle Sky.     This new feature is geared towards providing a forum through which writers can encourage each other by shared experiences and useful tips and advice that has proven true in their writing journey. Look out for our first discussion Friday … Continue reading Focus Fridays