Isn’t it weird when characters stop talking to you. Ok, ok. I know their fictional. I know they are in my head. But, isn’t that the point. They are in my head. Shouldn’t I know what they are thinking? Shouldn’t I know what they would do next? How could I ever make their actions, or [...]
If you are a writer, you will know this state all too well. Any person who works in a creative field will know it. Hell, when I worked in a more corporate environment I felt it too. Staring at the page. Where are the words? What needs to happen in this scene? How would your [...]
Have you noticed the huge discussion about getting up early to accomplish tasks? You should get up at 5am and write 4,000 words. There is a big cult following around morning routines, but where is the love for a night writing routine? Is it because of how much effort it takes to get up at [...]
I am a massive control freak. Patience. What’s that?
Is it ok to stop writing to get another task done? For instance, this blog post. Is it ok that I stopped revising act 1 of book 2 in my series to write this post?
I’m constantly looking for some magical fix. Something to get me up as soon as the alarm sounds (no snoozing) and pumped to hit the day running and clear off my to-do list.
Something really weird happened. Ok, so it wasn’t that weird, I just took note of it. One day this week, I got out of bed and walked into my living room and noticed how dark it was for 10am. (Yes, I get up at 10am… sometimes closer to 12pm… what of it?) I opened the [...]
Ugh! Who else shuddered at the mention of to-do list.
Time to assess the negatives in your life.
When time is taken away from you, it can do so much damage. All the things you wanted to do, and no energy to check them off. Robbed of accomplishment. Robbed of self-pride. Now in need of rebuilding. Of happiness and fulfilment. By taking time away from other areas. To squeeze in moments to get [...]