The Savvy Scribe

Episode 98: Finding Time to Write with Emma Dhesi

March 30, 2021
The Savvy Scribe
Episode 98: Finding Time to Write with Emma Dhesi
Show Notes

In today’s episode, we have Emma Dhesi from Scotland; she was a former secretary and actress for 10 years. Years later she does what she loves to do most and that’s teaching others. By the age of eight, she’s into writing and attended some writing workshops. Her college is exciting and that challenged her to write a textbook. She begins to draft and see if she can do it and enjoy the experience. 

Don’t forget to check her out and her 30 Top Tips to Find Time and Confidence to Write Your First Novel!

A historian woman called Elizabeth Costa who wrote a book called The Historian gave her a light bulb moment. The historian writer asked her, “How did you manage to write this? This amazing book! She replied, “I just had to ride horses”, so that’s what Emma got to do. Because of that, she started writing and being consistent in building a routine for herself and made a transition.

Finding time to write was a challenge for her in the beginning. She has to sit down for 20 minutes and fuel her mood. It is her dream and her heart to write, as she progressed she did more on writing until it became her regular routine. The more we do it, we are used to it easier and get things done. With this motivation, she was able to make and develop many words while writing.

Since most things are new to her, it is hard to clear yourself and find time to write. It is really tough to do the writing while doing some housework. Not yet to mention a few stressors like fear and uncertainty. So, to get started, you need to start and build small in a minute as you progress in writing. Keep listening for her great tips!

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