Goals for May | Pauline Wiles
Goals & Habits

Goals for May (+ April’s lessons)

As predicted, I bit off more than I could chew in April. I’m not surprised I fell short of achieving several goals. But what does surprise me is how much I actually did get done. Is this proof perhaps,…

Weekly plan | Pauline Wiles
Goals & Habits

Why I Love Weekly Planning

I love to plan. I think this is hard-wired in my personality and I derive not only comfort from the process, but a distinct boost in productivity, too. The habit of thinking purposefully about what tasks I want to…

Reader cake survey | Pauline Wiles
For Anglophiles

Chick Lit Reader Cake Survey

Earlier this year I offered a contest through my author Facebook page for chick lit readers. One question I asked was: What’s your favourite type of cake?  With over 60 responses and approximately 25 types of cake mentioned, I…

Monthly goals for April | Pauline Wiles
Goals & Habits

Goals for April

If I’m honest, I’m scared about April. Last week I had one of my regular “wobbles” about whether I’ve bitten off more than I can chew in my projects. As usual, this cost me about a day’s productivity, another…

Repeaters and Completers | Pauline Wiles
Time Management

Repeaters and Completers

Have you ever stopped to consider your to-do list in terms of one-off items which are a stepping stone on the way to a goal, and recurring tasks which don’t necessarily move you closer to an outcome? In other…

Novel 4 coming soon | Pauline Wiles
My Books

Next Novel Announcement

I’ve chased this one through a couple of very different early drafts, but I’m now ready to share with you  that my next romantic comedy, set in the village of Saffron Sweeting, will be titled Ten Things My Husband…