Okay, I'll admit it. This is a blog I'm writing at 10:24 pm on the night of what was supposed to be my deadline. Yeah, I know, great time management job. Okay. Stop laughing at me. It was a mistake. I've got a lot on my mind. I'm lucky I remember to breathe.
Anyways, I'm doing a song...I'm doing a song from...I don't know. Hmm...probably shoulda thought this one out more. I was going to do Song of Love, but then it was way too repetitive. What to do? What to do? Erg! Now I'm thinking in musical. Okay...lets see.
You know what? I'm gonna mix it up a little bit. I'm not doing a song. This time, I'm going to offer helpful tips. Yes. I'm deviating from the theme. Call the cops. Whatever. This is my blog, and I'll help if I want to! So, I'm going to throw tips at you for when you don't have time to write.
#1. The Notebook
Most of you probably do this already, but, one of the easiest things to do is carry around a notebook. Its great for a bazillion reasons. One, you can carry it almost anywhere and can write in it whenever you have some free time. Then there's the fact that you have it with you whenever or where ever inspiration strikes. This is good if you're like me and will forget things you're supposed to remember (such as a blog) late after you should've done it.
#2. The Tape Recorder
Notebooks not your thing? Use a portable recorder or take a voice memo on your iPod for the same effect.
You know how they say practice makes perfect? And you know how practice basically amounts to repeating the same things over and over until you get it right? Well, the same is true for writing. If you get an idea, just think it over a few times until you think its cemented in your brain.
#4. Don't Waste Extra Time
If you're a writer and pressed for time, any extra time you have is as precious as gold. Or water in the desert. If you have it, use it. There's nothing worse than a person who complains they don't have anytime to do whatever but when they do have the time, they waste it. If you're lucky enough to have half an hour. Sit and write. Don't even bother editing, just get it out. You know what they say, if you don't use it, you lose it.
So, yeah, there you go. Tips. On. Time. Management. Perhaps I could use these. Then I wouldn't have to write blogs this time of night. Thanks for reading!
What do you do to remember things? Tell us in your comment below!