WHAT WRITERS ARE SAYING
Are you new to the writing business and still trying to figure out how you are going to make your publisher's deadlines? Or worse: your own deadlines? Are you an experienced writer looking for ways to tweak your current process? Then look no further than Tonya Price's new book Meeting The Writer's Deadline. It is practical and contains advice you can apply to your work right now. I highly recommend it!
Meeting the Writer's Deadline is a must read packed with many productivity tips for not only writers, but anyone that does creative work. Great book filled with workable ideas to organize your work while not infringing on your creative flow. Clear and easy to follow, without technical jargon, it provides a blueprint for avoiding the stress and embarrassment of missed deadlines.
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LINKS FROM THE BOOK
It can be a hassle retyping the links from the print book into your browser so here is a list of all the links so you can get to them more easily.
Examples from the book are found on the Business Books For Writer's Example web page.
The Excel spreadsheet lesson for writers is found at: www.businessbooksforwriters.com/ Excel_lesson
Gail Matthews, Goals Research Summary, Dominican University, 2015.
M.L. Buchman and M.L. Buchman, Managing Your Inner Artist/ Writer: Strategies for Success, Buchman Bookworks, Inc., 2014.
A Guide to the Project Management body of Knowledge (PMBOK ® Guide) 5th ed., Project Management Institute, 2013.
Rachel Aaron, 2k to 10k: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love, 2012.
Stephen King, On Writing – A Memoir of the Craft, Scribner, 2010.
Michael Pollack, “12 Tips on How to Become a Faster Writer”.
Chris Fox, 5,000 Words Per Hour: Write Faster, Write Smarter: Write Faster, Write Smarter, Chris Fox Writes LLC, 2015.
Monica Leonelle, Write Better, Faster: How To Triple Your Writing Speed and Write More Every Day (Growth Hacking For Storytellers #1), Spaulding House, 2015.
Michelle Leonelle, Dictate Your Book: How To Write Your Book Faster, Better, and Smarter (Growth Hacking For Storytellers #4), Spaulding House, 2015.
Wikipedia, Gantt chart, https:// en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ Gantt_chart
J.A. Konrath, “Death and the Self-Pubbed Writer,” 27 November 2013.
Passive Guy, “What Happens When an Author Dies?”, 8 September 2011.
Jocelyn K. Glei, ed., Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind (The 99U Book Series), Amazon Publishing, May 21, 2013, “Training Your Mind To Be Ready For Insight,” by Scott McDowell, p. 183.
Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman, “The Creativity Crisis,” Newsweek, 10 July 2010.
Jonathon Fields, The Creative Brain On Exercise, Fast Company, 29 September 2011.
Andi Marquette, “10 signs that you have a case of writing burnout”, 20 January 2015.
Tess Marshall, “Recover from Writing Burn Out: 18 Tips for Writing with Gusto”, Writing to Done.
Nichole Severn, “5 Ways To Recover After A Writing Burnout”, Well-storied, October 2015.
Alan Henry, “Productivity 101: A Primer to The Pomodoro Technique”, Lifehacker, 2 July 2014.
Meeting the Writer's Deadlines cites a number of resources for helping you manage your book project. They are listed here and more will be added. Have any to recommend? We love it when readers recommend new articles, posts and books! We will add them here along with your name if you want to be identified!
Tonya Price is a published mystery and thriller writer as well as the author of the Business Books for Writers Series. She is the founder of StrategicIdeas, a successful web design firm acquired by UltraNet Communications. She also founded Tonya Price Consulting and is the founder of Magnolia Lane Press. Tonya spent 35 years in the high tech/Internet industry in Customer Service, Marketing, Web Operations, and Project Management acquiring all the knowledge a self-publisher needs to run their own company. Tonya has a BA from Oberlin University and an MBA from Cornell University.