Weekends Are for Writing — is That OK with You?

Novelty Revisions

“Have any exciting plans this weekend?”

“Looking forward to a lazy weekend?”

“Did you have a relaxing weekend?”

My very polite coworkers and friends have been asking me questions like this every Friday and Monday since my professional writing life began. Almost everyone I know in the real world work on weekdays and spend weekends doing … well, nothing.

Which is great — I’m happy for them. Everyone needs and deserves downtime and valuable moments away from their work lives. Work is stressful. You can’t do it all the time.

I am not one of these people. Maybe you aren’t, either.

At my day job, I write anywhere from four to six articles per weekday. I’m also usually writing at least one blog post either before my workday begins or immediately after it ends. That’s a lot of writing even if you don’t count the occasional other tasks I often…

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