Writing Journal Entry 33

Weekly post to keep me accountable for what I want to accomplish. Click to see all journal entries.

Accomplished 1 – 7 Feb 2020

After two weeks in a row of focusing 100% of my writing attention on family stories, I got burnt out and started working on a cozy mystery series. After thinking about it, I realized that I was setting unrealistic expectations, so I figured out how to manage two writing projects at one time to keep each story fresh and avoid burn out.

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Juggling Multiple Writing Projects

Every week in my writing accountability journal, I have a common theme – stay focused on one writing project. Lately, it’s been my family history stories. Those stories interest me, and I love discovering the details that bring people who lived over a century ago to life.

But sometimes I’m distracted by other story visions that come to me, so I let the family history writing go, and work on my stories about fate and life that came to me while I was writing about a friend’s death; or a cozy mystery series that popped into my head while I was researching my Pennsylvania families.

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Writing Journal Entry 32

Weekly post to keep me accountable for what I want to accomplish. Click to see all journal entries.

Accomplished 25 – 31 Jan 2020

For the second week in a row I’ve managed to focus 100% of my writing attention on family stories. I also started thinking about how I’ll create a business around my writing.

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Writing Journal Entry 31

Weekly post to keep me accountable for what I want to accomplish. Click to see all journal entries.

Accomplished 18 – 24 Jan 2020

I’ve managed to focus 100% of my writing attention on family stories. I wasn’t sure if I’d get sidetracked and distracted, so I’m happy to say that I didn’t :).

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