F is for Fatigue

FIf there’s one thing I know, it’s how easy it is for a freelance writer to become fatigued.

Part-time writers, especially those with other day jobs, try to fit in as many hours as possible after their other activities – striving to finish that novel or land one more client.

Full-time writers tend to feel like time not working is wasted time. I get it, I do. There is always something left to do.

But you need to set boundaries – for your health. You need to take a few hours off here or there. You need to go out into the world and interact with people. You need to – and can, and should – take a full day off from time to time. [Read more...]