Writing wisdom: time flies when you are having fun

I read an article online somewhere on the pros and cons of self publishing - don't recall the link, and I am too lazy to Google for it. However, it was along the lines of: the more time you spent on self publishing and self-advertising the more time you lose on writing your stories.

I understand completely, especially today. I am longing to continue to write my second English novel "Troubleshooter", but I am writing blogposts instead.