A Day In The life Of A Writer
March 1, 2011
6:00 AM--Alarm goes off. Hit snooze.
6:09 AM--Alarm goes off. Hit snooze again.
6:17 AM--Alarm goes off. Get up, get going.
6:50 AM--Read Time Magazine while eating breakfast.
7:10 AM--Walk Frodo. It's 15 degrees outside, but dry.
7:25 AM--Pour myself a cold caffeinated beverage and descend to my office. Check email, respond to a couple messages, then start working on a column for an e-newsletter that is due on Thursday.
8:20 AM--Start working on an article/column that is due in a week or so.
9:20 AM--Work on proofing third galley of technical journal
10:00 AM--head to the gym and credit union
12:00 PM--home, deciding on lunch, plus one more errand, checking e-mail
12:20 PM--head to Middle School with youngest son to pick up sheet music for tonight's concert that's in his locker.
12:45 PM--head to Buffalo Wild Wings for lunch. Text oldest son who is at school finishing up his ACT Test to meet us there.
2:00 PM--Home. Not the most productive day. Deal with e-mails and Facebook announcements about the fact that DEADLY BY THE DOZEN is now available for the Barnes & Noble Nook.
2:15 PM--Start on edits of a memoir I've been hired to edit.
5:00 PM--Wrap up edits for the day and field a phone call from a publisher about some questions about one of my clients.
5:15 PM--Handling a band booster email.
5:30 PM--start sending out queries for new work when I get called to dinner. Youngest has a concert tonight, so will be in and out for a while.