Wednesday, May 25, 2016


Physical messes in my studio don't bother me. It's because I know I can clean it all up if I'm willing to take the time. And in fact I do clean it all up, periodically. I can manage physical space.
Managing my time is something else...akin to struggling through a never-ending jungle of brambles in the middle of a dark night, or hand-to-hand combat with an infinitely-headed hydra.

A further difficulty is that time feels amorphous to me---shape-shifting, impossible to pin down as to dimension or duration, smell, taste, or texture.

So I am trying something new. A 3-ring binder, with calendar pages, to-do lists, steps needed, notes---timetables and schedules for all projects and tasks, all in one place. Will this help? We shall see! 

NOTE: I've never been good at time management. On the other hand, I've always managed to meet my publishing deadlines, and I HAVE published more than 100 books. So perhaps whether this "helps" or not is...beside the point!


  1. Be sure to let us know how this works. Most of us could use a little help with time management and organization. (:

  2. Oh my goodness, you are singing my song! And you have made your deadlines-so the important things get done, right?

  3. Hahahaha! I have time management problems as well....let us know if the new binder helps! And Congrats on meeting all the time-frames for your publishing!