Finding balance in a chaotic world

Archive for May 27th, 2008

I Just Don’t Have the Time

clockOne of my big epiphanies came when I felt I was in a deep struggle with writing my first novel. I knew I would need to schedule a certain amount of time to write each day or I would lose momentum and never finish. But when could I do this? I had a full-time job, two small children, and plenty of other responsibilities. When talking this over with my wife, I figured I would need to block out about an hour to and hour-and-a-half each night to get my writing done. Looking at my schedule I realized that I could do that after the kids went to bed but it would mean a sacrifice…that was my prime video game time.

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