This month, we answered several questions in a rapid-fire style because they were GREAT questions! Also, we answer a question on the decision to self-publish your erotica or go the more traditional route as an erotica author.
It didn’t feel right coming back from a brief break on the podcast and NOT discussing the state of the world, at least from the perspective of how we’re handling things. Pardon the ramble, but we wanted to talk about these things so we can firmly move on from the topic (while also acknowledging the reality of how pandemics impact our smutlancer lives) in future episodes.
Essentially, this is about the routine you create to get yourself ready to work. Ready to create; ready to sit down and get things done. Yours doesn’t need to look like mine, but making your own may be worth the effort, especially if it helps you achieve your goals and get more done.
This week’s episode discusses goal setting from a different angle — the fear we sometimes feel when we decide to stop doing something. Change can be scary, and not just new changes we’ve never done before. Stopping or ending a thing we’ve done for a long time can make us fearful or unsettled, too.
I’m giving you a checklist, a series of things to do to see improvement. Yeah, it’s not my usual style, but I think most of these steps can help you be more productive. And by “productive” I don’t mean hustle-and-grind-it-out. I mean, get the stuff done you want to get done and accomplish the goals you’ve set for yourself.
I love a good routine. Habits, systems, procedures…it all adds up to one thing: predictability. If I know what I need to do (and how to do it) I can get more done. But I’ve also learned that a routine can hold you back. Keep you stuck in doing the same old thing because it’s comfortable, not because it’s what’s best for you.
Eroticon is over for another year, and I have no doubt that by the time it’s over, I’ll be going through con-drop in a serious way. It happens every year. My standalone session this...