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Project Management

Project management is key to keeping control of your project. That’s important. Project management software is good for doing just that, managing your project. It’s a good tool. Most project management software is geared for corporate teams. It’s also pricey.

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The First Draft

The first draft is one of the most important tools in a writer’s toolbox. It’s where we note down our stories. It’s the first time we  hang words together and it may not be good. In fact, it won’t be

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Background Tasks: Doing Your Homework

A lot goes into the planning of a piece of writing, whether fiction, or non fiction. It’s good to have your facts straight. You may work in a different manner. You still have background tasks you need to complete before

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Project Sheets

Sometimes it is helpful to use a document to outline a project. I use them for my novels. I used a project scope template in Word to do that. I call it a project sheet even though the document has

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Juggling Projects

Sometimes we writers find we have many projects in the works. I have three novels in the revision stage. I’m developing a fourth one. I also write this blog on a weekly basis and I maintain a daily journal. On

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Writing Schedules

A writing schedule is a good tool to help you stay on track with your writing. A good writing schedule includes more than writing or revising a piece. It should also include everything you need to do at any time

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Meditation As A Brainstorming Tool

Writers do a lot of brainstorming. There are many methods out there — probably as many methods as there are writers. Here’s one I’ve been experimenting with — meditation. I know I talked about this a few weeks back as

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