Ive been craving some quiet time to compose this summertime, wishing I might go to a retreat simply to reside for a few weeks and produce..
Initially from Georgia, Nevada McPherson lived in uptown New Orleans for numerous years and now lives with her other half Bill and rescue Chihuahua, Mitzi in Milledgeville, GA where she is a teacher of Humanities at Georgia Military College. Nevada got a Bachelors Degree in English/ Creative Writing and an MFA in Screenwriting from Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge. Shes written over a lots feature-length movie scripts, one brief screenplay, a brief play, short stories and two graphic novels, Uptowners and Piano Lessons. Queensgate, the sequel to Uptowners, is her third graphic book. For more information, see www.nevada-mcpherson.com.
This column is my method of setting my intent..
While it doesnt seem especially enjoyable to consider time management simply when the summer is warming up, I have so much to achieve in the next couple of months that I do not want to let a single day (well, say goodbye to anyway) pass without checking something off my to-do list..
ABOUT THE AUTHOR.
Originally from Georgia, Nevada McPherson lived in uptown New Orleans for several years and now lives with her partner Bill and rescue Chihuahua, Mitzi in Milledgeville, GA where she is a teacher of Humanities at Georgia Military College. Nevada received a Bachelors Degree in English/ Creative Writing and an MFA in Screenwriting from Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge. Shes composed over a dozen feature-length screenplays, one short screenplay, a brief play, brief stories and two graphic books, Uptowners and Piano Lessons. Queensgate, the follow up to Uptowners, is her 3rd graphic book. For more details, visit www.nevada-mcpherson.com.
Outside that, there are tasks that need to be completed and jobs that can wait, and the capability to discern which is which when it comes to ones writing is crucial to great time management. This is a place where I in some cases be successful however frequently struggle..
For this I need to prioritize and keep my list shorter, not longer. Ive always heard that phrase “work smarter, not harder,” and Im lastly starting to understand what that suggests..
Then I think I may like an hour of web access daily..
I d choose to have works-in-progress well under way, near completion, or all set to await the gallery for others to see and delight in..
It does not matter whether I have web gain access to or not as long as Im diligent about tuning into my creativity in a manner thats needed to produce new material and to take a place where brand-new material has the space to grow..
Heres wishing you likewise the time to play and dream..
I adjust that occasionally as I believe of things I may “need” or want web gain access to for..
I wish you well on all your summer season jobs and goals.
Lets invite back month-to-month columnist Nevada McPherson as she shares with us “Timing is Everything.” Delight in!
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What I actually need access to are my inner ideas and sensations and the location within where originalities and stories stem.
On the one hand, I think I d like to be free of the web and all gadgets..
Focus and intent will go a long way towards helping me attain most of my objectives this summer, and leaving room for spontaneity and recreation will likewise enrich the creative procedure..
Theres a certain pleasure throughout the summer season of every day being a blank canvas, however without focus and some degree of preparation, I might discover myself at the end of the summer recalling at a series of blank or unfinished canvases..
Timing, Focus, and Intent.
In addition to time management, balance is very important, and may we all find that balance that works best in our lives and in our work!.
Timing and Setting an Intention.
Diversions abound and not all relate to the web or social networks, though those can certainly be formidable ones to conquer..