Do you feel like you don’t have enough time to write? Is it hard to focus? Do you find yourself procrastinating? Today, J. and Zach share some tips to help stay in the zone. You’ll discover how to get more writing done and more:

  • Some exciting stuff happening on the Patreon
  • Molten Universe Media’s latest author acquisition
  • How a dedicated writing device can improve your focus during writing sessions + some clever ways to simulate a dedicated device if you can only afford to have one
  • How to get more writing done by scheduling your writing time and creating a dedicated space for your writing
  • Why it’s essential to prioritize writing above all other author-related tasks – and no, social media use doesn’t count!
  • How to look for little luxuries you can reduce or eliminate to create more time for your author career
  • Why you should try writing in intervals + the Pomodoro method
  • The power of building systems instead of setting goals
  • Little windows of time you can use to write around a day job

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

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