We have been preparing for the pandemic to spread, the preparations have been hilarious, but let us take this on a universal scale. The study of viruses is close to the study of bio organisms, like prokaryotes and eukaryotes, one with equinamity and one with a minuscule brain, and one has to wonder at the habits of humans, and how it relates to their horoscopes. The likelihood of a nuclear weapon to take the Vatican is the level of hysteria that has gripped the world with the onslaught of covid 19, but who is dealing with the fallout? A blameless public, with the responsibility of organising beds and masks for their patients, is on the brink of death with this advent, but the donation of money might be bigger than the desire to throw all those toilet rolls into the sea. With the alms of fiction on our minds, one has to marvel at the rank and file that make these decisions behind closed doors, and the ones prepared to open them.
Maximise your writing time and establish positive writing habits
**This wasn’t intended as a COVID-19 article but here we are (in lockdown, most likely) and I couldn’t think of a better time to share this advice in these trying times**
Ever wondered how the Pareto principle can be applied to amplify your writing productivity? Or what about how you can hone your craft at an unprecedented rate from the comfort of your own home?
But before we dive in ….
This article will assume a couple of things: you already have a safe, distraction-free writing space (more on that here) and a work-in-progress, which you are truly committed to completing sooner rather than later. Because if we are being honest
We've turned our Getting Published Day into an extended online event: Getting Published Week! We’re not letting self-isolation stop us; join us on March 28 for 10 days of interactive webinars, tutorials, & networking with top agents, authors, and publishers.
Featuring online webinars from authors Harry Bingham, Sarah Juckes, James Law, Debi Alper and myself, Holly Seddon. Plus agents Laura Williams (Greene & Heaton), Hannah Weatherill (Northbank Talent) and Megan Carroll (Watson Little) and Sam Jordison co-founder of award-winning publisher Galley Beggar Press.
This is set to be one of the most comprehensive and useful Getting Published events we’ve ever done. We're excited to brin
2020 has been quite the whirlwind so far. And at times like these, we find it’s best to stick together.
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