A stealth writer’s-productivity idea #productivewriter

I’m a huge fan of pencil and paper already so seeing check marks when I’ve completed a task within a time frame sounds appealing. I think it would help me stay focused with a timer ticking too! Thanks Theresa!

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At times I think of myself as a “stealth writer.”  I like to sneak up on writing, catch myself by surprise, and write about something that I never expected.  And, I equally enjoying discovering ways to feel I’m being more productive in writing, without feeling like I’m punishing myself.  Self-punishing is no way to invent truly creative work!

In recent weeks I’ve been experimenting with a stealth writer’s-productivity tool – the Pomodoro Technique.  The Pomodoro Technique is an idea borrowed from the world of software development.  I learned about it recently in an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education.  But even though the idea didn’t come from a writing conference or a how-to book on writing, it has been a terrific technique to help me get more writing done.  Bonus:  I feel much more satisfied…

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