Do you take the weekend off from writing?
Perhaps not all together - when inspiration strikes it strikes, after all. But do you take the weekend off from hubbing, blogging, general online writing, rather. Do you feel it effects your readers?
I unfortunately am stuck working my real job through the weekends, so I'm usually pretty tired by the time I get home and don't much feel like playing on the computer too much.. Today, I stopped and treated myself to a coffee on the way home from work so I'm a little more alert than usual (hence why I'm on here right now, on a Saturday evening) ..
I am trying to develop a writing schedule that I can stick to. My best writing days are when I don't have to work at all. I can actually relax and focuz without having to worry about other things, like my day job. My "weekend" is Tuesday & Wednesday (how I so look forward to the day when I can work mon-friday!) ..
I don't think it effects my hubs/readers. I don't have that many right now. lol.. I think my hubs are more polished and more engaging when I can dedicate the proper time to them.
It's hard to develop a schedule! I live with my boyfriend, and when we were both working, he wanted the time when we came home from work to be just our time, not quite understanding that when I have to write, I HAVE TO WRITE! Good luck on scheduling!
Sometimes I take the weekend off from writing, and sometimes I don't.
Normally I do not. I am usually on the computer 7 days out of the week. The only things which keep me away are my 3 meals and other chores/tasks.
I try -- writing is my real job, so I do try very hard to reserve the weekends for spending time with family instead of working. This rarely happens. I'm getting better about it, but we're in enough of a financial pinch that I feel the need to continue with whatever hours I have, regardless of how long it's been since a day off.
When it comes to writing hubs, I do so on Saturday unless something else comes up. I have a full time manufacturing job during the week, so my evenings during the week I use for responding to comments to my hubs, reading other hubs, and then writing if I'm currently working on a novel.
I've been recently jobless, and so I'm writing every day, at least online. I found that my views go down on the weekend. I assume its because weekends are just that. I used to be restricted to my "weekends", time off. It's hard to define when I shoul
I have noticed a slowing trend on weekends overall. With warmer weather coming, I think people are going to be outdoors more on the weekend. So, in general, I think it's more important to write on weekdays, but that's just my personal perspective.
Weekends I just check my e-mails and do any 'maintenance' necessary, or answer Twitter messages. I only spend an hour or so on the laptop and get back to enjoying the weekend asap.
Weekdays I get more involved, and update my book writing.
I do usually take the weekends off, though most of the time it's unintentional. Saturday and Sunday are some of the busiest times for my wife and I, so I just run out of time. But I do think that it benefits me, allowing for a sort of recharge period so I can attack my projects anew on Monday.
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