Writers are creative people, and they're most creative of all with time. Successful writers make time to write.
Are you busy?
As in you have a great deal to do and don't have enough time?
Right-o. Yup. I haven't yet met anyone who isn't, have you?
You have the same amount of time as everyone on a day to day basis. You have twenty-four hours. You can argue that they are not yours to use as you lie, but that's not entirely true. You can always walk out of your life and it's the fantasy subject of many a good book and the practice of many a holy man or woman too.
When you say you are busy what you mean is this is not important enough to make it onto the 1... 24 of the hours I have available. So next time he or she doesn't call you because they were busy you will know you did not make it into their top 24 things to do that day or the next.
It would be very cool if you had the guts to say 'this is not important to me' rather than that you are too busy since you and those around set the fruitless expectation that one day you may be less busy. You won't.
'Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.'
Of the Seven Deadly Sins of Writers, 'busy-ness' is the first on The Novelry's hit list.
A propensity to vulgarity is praiseworthy. A criminal mindset is to be commended. Thoughts of murder take your work further. Anger is fine and dandy. Daylight robbery is rather handy - when composing characters for your book.
The cardinal sin is being busy doing nothing. That's now how novels get done. Join us and we'll walk you through the process of becoming a successful writer, step-by-step.
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