Jean Wilson Murray

About me

Jean Wilson Murray has been writing non-fiction and teaching for over 30 years. She has several published non-fiction books, but is now expanding into fiction, specifically historical novels set in the U.S.

From my website

Keeping Track of Your Writing Progress – Why It’s Important

How do you keep track of your writing production? You don’t? Should you? I’ve been asking myself this question for a while now. It seemed to me that the effort of keeping track was just another time-waster, something else to distract me from my main job of in which the…

How NOT to Attend a Writer’s Workshop

I have done it twice now – and no more! What I did was to attend a writer’s workshop the wrong way. You know, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. We say, “But this time it will be different.”…

How Much Daily Writing Time is Enough?

How many hours a day should a writer work? What’s too much (or is there such a thing?) What’s too little? On the one hand…Deep Work and Flow I’m a big fan of the concept of Flow, a concept that features in the work of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (yes, I know…

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