It was the middle of a too-hot summer, and I was already booked to the gills. Then, I got an offer — from a NYSE-traded, major corporation — to write my ideal project: a 20,000-word e-book. Right now. For a high four-figure fee. If you’ve ever wondered how to write an e-book fast, when you’re already busy… that was my challenge.
I took the writing job, and learned some new productivity tricks along the way. In this post, I unpack them for you.
My first big tip is to remember one of my Newtonian laws of freelancing: Work expands to fill all available space.
The more you do, the more you can do. So if you get more work, don’t freak out.
That said, I had to get creative to fit 20K extra well-researched words into my already busy schedule, to meet this e-book deadline.
And I did it — my e-book Crowdfunding for Entrepreneurs is out now, yay!
How did I do it? Here are the productivity steps I took: