How do you find the time to write? Take the quiz

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People love writing. It makes them feel amazing. But they never have the time. Life is too darn busy.

A while back we asked people what their idea writing routine would be and nearly 90% said they would like to write every day. And it’s true, when it comes to productivity a daily writing habit smashes all goals. In a perfect world.

But hey – who’s got the time to write every day? If you’re like me your life is full of important and urgent things to do and writing ends up bottom of the list. That sucks.

At Prolifiko we’re obsessed with helping people write. We believe you can find the time to write – you just need to be realistic, fit it into your life, and feel good when it happens.

“you can find the time to write – you just need to be realistic, fit it into your life, and feel good when it happens.”

We recently wrote about the four writing personality types identified by Cal Newport in his book Deep Work. However, it felt like something was missing. Newport is all about scheduling time to write regularly, pretty much every day. That’s just not possible for many people. Perhaps most people.

We had a hunch that his ‘bi-modal’ personality where you split writing across every week was still too much pressure. How about if people split it across the month? The year? A bit like binge writing, nothing for weeks, then a highly productive session.

We’ve updated Newport’s types and would love to hear what you think. Take the survey – just one question, super-quick and completely anonymous.

We’ll share the results soon – if you’re impatient check out the Facebook group.

 

Bec Evans About the author: Co-creator of Prolifiko, Bec has spent a lifetime reading, writing and working with writers. From her first job in a bookshop, to a career in publishing, and several years managing a writers’ centre, she’s obsessed with working out what helps writers write.