Episode 24: Project Management for Writers with Guest Sara Gentry

In this special episode, Sharon takes a break while Christy nerds out with fellow Author Accelerator Certified Book Coach Sara Gentry, focusing on project management for writers. They discuss setting practical deadlines, recognizing personal workflows, and the importance of documenting progress. They also emphasize approaching the creative process with intention while being open to discovery.


02:44 Understanding the Complexity of Writing a Novel

05:44 The Importance of Project Management in Writing

09:35 Setting Realistic Goals and Managing Energy

14:47 Understanding Your Writing Process

20:24 The Role of Planning and Scheduling in Writing

28:19 The Importance of Trying Different Writing Strategies


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