Weeknotes – S07E47 – Reframing Required

Summary: The new improved work ethic is definitely helping me get more done (and paid work is picking up again, which is awesome) but it’s also making me feel under pressure and a bit overwhelmed, so I think I still need to think about framing it in the best way – but still, a good […]

Weeknotes – S07E46 – New Improved Work Ethic

Summary: Very up-and-down week – Covid put paid to my writing retreat plans but I successfully implemented a new, improved work ethic and got lots done anyway!   Monday: Aaaaaaand the morning of supposedly going on writing retreat – I tested positive for Covid! So, no retreat for me… On the plus side, my symptoms […]

Weeknotes – S07E45 – Divided Work Ethic

Summary: I certainly got lots of paid work done this week – not so great on my own projects – my work ethic only seems to extend to things with money/external deadlines attached!   Monday: Definite requirement to resurrect my work ethic today, as I had lots of paid work to do, as well as […]

Weeknotes – S07E43 – Must Try Harder

Summary: My work ethic has definitely taken a nose-dive again, despite external accountability strategies – must try harder!   Monday: I edited the next chapter of the spiritual book and also went through a submission package for a women’s fiction novel in detail. Dave and I also looked at extracts from another book to analyse […]

Productivity Through Letting Go

The brain is a weird – and sometimes quite annoying – thing… Lately, I’ve been struggling with motivation in terms of getting on with my personal creative projects. I haven’t done any knitting in months, I haven’t written a new short story since April, I’m only keeping up with podcast prep and Stanley’s online content […]

Weeknotes – S07E40 – Paid Work is Easier

Summary: Not much progress on my own project this week, but still lots of great paid work going on, and more projects in the pipeline. It’s unsurprising that it’s much easier to motivate myself to to my paid work than my own stuff…   Monday: I did a sample edit for a prospective new client […]