When you fall behind, just pick up where you dropped off. Don’t kick yourself. Sometimes we need a level of self-care that takes us away from our plans, but that doesn’t mean it has to derail us for the long term.
Did you think I gave up on the Writing Excuses Self-Assignment? I thought about it, especially after looking at 10.4. This assignment really threw me for a loop. I was intimidated by this one.
It’s day 3 of Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month) 2019 and I have signed up to write 50,000 words in November. My plan is a bit unconventional.
As I went through and combined stories, changed ideas, and moved things around I came to one solid conclusion. Idea #1 is my least favorite. Goodbye housewife story.
I have decided to do the homework. I never really jumped on the writing prompts as I am always working on my own thing, unless the prompts spoke to me. But when I think about it, working on a prompt would only help me, but where would I find the time? Now I’m making the time and I want to share it with you. Because the homework will make me a better writer.
Your Story is Calling…
I recently received and email with the subject line “Your story is calling…” The anxiety that formed from that simple subject line was gut wrenching. And it’s true. My story is calling.
I read a lot. At least I try to read a lot. Last year I read over 60 books. Which compared to others is minuscule. I recently came across a post where people were planning on reading upwards of 250 books this coming year. Cue my own personal jealousy. So maybe I read some. I … Read More “Have You Ever Dumped a Book?” »
Depression killed my love of reading for a month and sometimes you just have to write it out. Or write it off? Nope, write it out.
I’ve been absent. Not only absent of mind but also of heart. I lost heart. My writing didn’t seem important. It is important. This is my dream. It is what I want. I have to fight. I have to fight myself. I am indeed my own worst enemy. This fear is unfounded. It is not … Read More “Grow” »