July 2013

The Secret to Your Writing Success: A Schedule

I love summer.  Hot steamy days, hours poolside, a Coppertone tan.  The daughter of two schoolteachers, I was well into my second year of medical school when I realized I had chosen a profession where working year-round was de rigueur.  I still struggle to resist the call of the perfect 80-degree day.  So how’s a summer girl to see patients and accomplish all the writing to be done before fall NIH deadlines roll around? It’s simple.  A schedule. Writing doesn’t take huge blocks of time, it takes scheduled, consistent effort. Anthony Trollope is a great example of a man who... View Article