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The business of writing: Productivity leap

With an extra 24 hours coming up next month, Simon Whaley chats to three productive writers about making the most of our writing time.

When you’re an employee you get paid at the end of the month. Unfortunately, most employees get paid the same amount of money whether there are 28 days in February, or 29. For selfemployed people, things are a little different. A leap year gives us a whole extra day in which to write something and, hopefully, earn more money. But it doesn’t matter whether you write full time, or in your spare time, this February we have all been allocated an extra 24 hours. How are you going to make the most of yours?

When it comes to the business of writing, it’s important that we make the most efficient use of our time. Every time we sit down at our writing space we should know exactly what we’re going to do next, even more so if your writing time is limited. Sitting at a computer screen and staring at a blank page is not only unproductive but demoralising.

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