How to make the most of this weekend

Goal setting, Inspirational, Nanowrimo, Writing
Tonight marks the beginning of the last full weekend of Nanowrimo, and no matter where you are in your word count--unless you're one of those lucky people who has already finished their novel--it's important to make the most of your time. By creating specific goals and a detailed plan, you can balance your weekend between social commitments, housework and writing, and get a lot done. Most people recommend working in short bursts and then taking short breaks. Gabriela Pereira of DIY MFA suggested the Pomodoro Technique during her writing marathon last weekend, which involves working on something for a 25 minute period and then taking a five minute break. I personally find that how long I like to work on tasks depends on the task--often a blog post will take…
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