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Long weekends

David Gane
David Gane

Holidays tend to disrupt our writing schedules. Friends and family are around, and we’re busy having fun. Canada Day long weekend is no exception.

So why am I here with a blog post?

1. The bar is low. I aim for 250 words. Sometimes more, sometimes less.

2. It become so much a part of the routine I don’t want to miss it.

This post is not about patting myself on the back. It’s more me realizing how small, simple daily habits I barely noticed helped me be more consistent.

One final story: I remember reading how Stephen King would write 365 days of the year, even Christmas. I don’t think it makes him unique. By then, I think it had become so much of a habit he had no other choice.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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