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A Writer’s GTD Journey
About a year ago I was beginning to feel overwhelmed with my list of unfinished projects. I’m a writer and had about a dozen scripts, stories, and article ideas backlogged on my computer. Not only I was not completing any of the projects, I was adding new ideas every day. Each new idea, rather than filling me with excitement at the prospect of undertaking a new creative project, instead filled me with dread and anxiety because I felt like I was looking at corpses—great concepts that would never be brought to fruition. It was obvious I was falling apart. I needed structure, an actionable plan for organizing my projects. I stumbled across Getting Things Done and this is what I embarked upon:
Collect. Address the items that are concerning you. I made a list of all my unfinished projects. It was like an endless scroll.
Process. Make decisions about the value of these items and what you will add or subtract to them. I looked at each project and decided [Read more →]