Monthly Archives: June 2013

Caring for Your Writer – 10 Easy Steps for Friends & Family

These are very busy days, my apologies. In the meantime, read and amuse yourself and your writer with this 🙂 In fact, I’ll sit down and write my own list on how to care for this writer (me!) because I suspect it could highlight what’s making me so busy and yet not particularly productive lately! Enjoy 😀


Congratulations!  You are now the proud owner of a writer!  Your writer will perform amazing tricks for you, such as spending hours and hours by themselves working on something that they may never finish. Or, accumulating a small collection of editors who thank them for their work but it’s just not right for this publication.

You may be wondering how to feed and care for this moody and reclusive creature, who is “writing a novel” but won’t tell you what it’s about.  Writers need specialized care, so here are 10 easy Do’s and Don’ts to take care of this special breed.

  1. Do give them a minimum of 1 hour of writing time per day.  For many writers it may be more, but this is the minimum for a writer to stay healthy.  Also do not make your writer feel guilty about this.  It is really hard for them…

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