It's easy to talk a Big Game. We all do it.
In LA, this is called 'Cocktail Producing'.
And though there is something to be said for faking it until you make it, at some point your verbal aspirations have to actually intersect with doing the work. Sitting down and making it happen.
This isn't cursory. We can sometimes kid ourselves into believing that the first pass is enough. Or that we'll be able to accomplish it in an hour.
Chances are, we are going to have to dig deeper. Do more homework. Stay up the extra hours, forego hanging with the bros.
Have you ever done a time audit to REALLY see how you spend your day? Are you protecting your most productive hours? Are you saying 'No' and 'Yes' to the right things?
When you wake up tomorrow, measure how much sand slips right through your fingers. You might be surprised.
Streak Count of writing ONE HOUR A DAY: 37 days.
Soundtrack to write by: Social Network.
Most Frequented Writing Haunt: My bed.