You think you’ve got time management dialed in to be a successful freelance writer.
But do you really? Be honest.
Go ahead. Cough up an hour-by-hour report of how you spend your time.
It might sound like a frivolous, time-wasting task. You’re too busy, right? Too busy doing what, exactly?
I can almost guarantee the exercise will deliver some serious truth bombs about your time-management skills and commitment to make a living writing.
There’s the made-for-TV dream version of what freelance writers do all day. You know, where you spend like five minutes a day writing.
And then there’s the reality of being a freelance writer (which doesn’t look anything like the dream version of the freelance life).
When you look at your day-to-day activities from a time management perspective, it’s a telltale sign of where your writing career is going…down a dead-end to nowhere, or on a path to move up and earn more.