Eleanor Vincent’s lessons on finding balance

Eleanor Vincent joined me here on Choices last March 16 for a long interview about writing, grief, and healing. Today she gives us great advice about finding balance between writing and doing the necessary hard work writers need to do to market our books.  I hope all my writing friends will benefit from Eleanor's wise words. She is a great example for all of us.   Author vs. Writer: Finding your Balance by Eleanor Vincent "Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony." Thomas Merton In our hyper-connected, ping-me-now world, an author's work is never done. You could spend 24/7 promoting your book and never check off every task. So how do you keep your writing vital and alive while also promoting a book Since Dream of Things reissued my memoir, Swimming with Maya, it's been a whirlwind. And yet, somehow I've completed the last chapter of my new book, written several long essays, and a few shorter ones, as well as a raft of blog … [Read more...]