I kept trying to think of what to write about this month but stuff kept happening. I’m trying to move house so now there are other houses to view, brokers and lawyers and accountants to deal with, people to show around, photos to set up. Then there was the holiday weekend and a load of guests. But also, there is the new book I’m trying to write . . . . Ah, yes, the new book. Try writing!
I caste my mind back to my life over the last few years and wondered how I fit writing in. A touch of breast cancer that necessitated six weeks of radiotherapy, five days a week. A broken shoulder which made typing near impossible. Other doctor appointments just to keep me checked up and problem free. My daughter’s wedding which seemed to take eighteen months of preparations. A wedding abroad combined with a vacation, more guests, more appointments, more travel. And that’s not to mention something resembling a fitness regime (read occasional walk/runs and gym attendance, maybe a bit of swimming and pilates thrown in), household chores, laundry, groceries and so on. And, wait a minute, then there’s family matters, doing taxes, food, and SLEEP! Remember sleep?
Have a little life with your writing.
So, tell me, fellow authors out there, how do you make time to write when life gets in the way? Do you have a full time job that takes priority? Or do you treat writing like a
And when you have a moment, the books I have managed to write and get published can all be found at http://andreadowning.com