Re: Daily exercise
|From:||Jeffrey Henning <jeffrey@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, August 8, 2004, 17:39|
On Sat, 7 Aug 2004 21:44:13 -0500, Herman Miller <hmiller@...> wrote:
>I've been busy at work lately and haven't had much time for conlanging.
I hate when that happens!
>So I've given myself a new project of translating one sentence each day,
>and I'm creating a new language from scratch for the exercise. ...
>I haven't quite been keeping up with translating a sentence every day,
>but I've already got 5 sentences done.
I find with these types of resolutions that it's best to resolve for a
weekly or even monthly goal (7 sentences a week; 30 sentences a month).
Because with everything else going on in Real Life it is too hard to keep a
For instance, last year, I resolved to spend 15 minutes a day on
Langmaker.com. Sometimes a week would go by without me having the chance to
work on it, but because it was a modest commitment (1 hour 45 minutes a
week) I could catch up with the entire commitment on the weekend. I tracked
my performance in a spreadsheet so I could see how I was doing.