How do you find time to write in your busy day? IWSG post

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It’s the first Wednesday of the month, and time for another monthly post for the Insecure Writer’s Support Group.  If you want to join in, follow the link!

This month’s question: How do you find time to write in your busy day?

Well, really, sometimes I don’t.  And I’m really ok with that–and I always come back to it, because it’s really part of who I am.

But for me, it really helps to have a structure, a class, a blog hop (like this) or challenge, like NaNoWriMo.  And sometimes, like tonight, it’s by doing just a little, just so I can feel like I did something, which is better than nothing.

As those of you who have been following my blog know, I took the past year off from teaching.  I did a lot of writing this past year–including 44 out of 52 drafts of illustrated children’s stories.  I’m watching to see how this back-to-school time goes–tomorrow is my first day of school.  Time will tell.

How do you find time to write?

Thanks for stopping by!

I am a writer, handworker, artist and teacher (a WHAT!), and a mom of two beautiful daughters who are amazingly 17 and 21. I am working on getting my first book, a fantasy novel for young people, published and am busy spinning on my new spinning wheel. I have been a Waldorf early childhood teacher for 10 years now, and before that, I was a lawyer. Teaching is much more fun.

10 thoughts on “How do you find time to write in your busy day? IWSG post

  1. I wish you a wonderful year with your class. I’m sure you’ll engage in lots of writing as part of your role – with and for the children. I always did! It was one of the greatest pleasures.

    • Homeschooling and blogging, not to mention caring for a large family–you are BUSY–I didn’t do so much writing when my (2) girls were young–there’s a time for everything, and sometimes it’s later

    • It is a lot of drafts–but this past year was really my year to write. I thought if I wrote a lot of drafts, I’d have a lot of editing to do this year. But those kicks definitely help–like IWSG. Thanks for starting IWSG–it helps me keep writing.

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