publishing help

If You’re Successful, Lots of People Ask for Your Help. Who Deserves It?

A "clueless ask" is when a well-meaning stranger asks for an investment of a successful person's time and energy. What are such people owed, if anything?
The secret to my productivity

The Secret to My Productivity, Or: Thoughts About Luxury and Privilege

I'm often asked: How can I be so productive? Or how does one balance creative work and other life demands? Here's the most truthful answer I have.
Melanie Bishop

The Sussman Productivity Method

For every 45 minutes that you write, do 15 minutes of something else. But there's one catch.
Stairway by Luba M. via Flickr

Be a More Productive Writer While Also Achieving Balance

More writing does not necessarily equal better-quality writing, nor does faster writing lead to faster achievement of your goals.