The Care and Feeding of Authors: A Writer’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays

Jen McConnel

Can you believe we’re already at the end of November? Turkey Day is right around the corner here in the US, and after we finish that feast, it’s just a few short weeks until the winter holidays. Whether you’ll be traveling this season or staying put, I wanted to share a few of my survival tips for writers. (I’ll be posting tips to help families survive HOSTING a writer soon, too).

101_0951It’s beginning to look a lot like crazy town…but that doesn’t mean you have to give in to the seasonal stress!

Instead of:locking yourself in the closet with your laptop and a bottle of wine in a desperate attempt to get your work done…

Try this: carve out some time this weekend to work ahead as much as you can, taking the side effects of a writing binge now when you don’t have parents, siblings, or friends pounding…

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~ by Sable Aradia on November 22, 2014.

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