Last week, I said that if I didn’t start actually writing this story by today, you could nag me about it in the comments.
You can stand down. I’ve started writing, and no nagging was required.
February was one of those months that just… didn’t work for me. That one week in the middle – something like a vacation, but not quite – threw me off my game for the entire month. I had a hard time being productive the week before (because I knew I’d be taking a break, so I didn’t want to build momentum only to lose it again), and I struggled to find my stride again after.
I really need to find a way to work around interruptions like that. They’re a real struggle for me, and I’ve never been able to figure out a way to integrate them into my creative process.
I’ve been busy! I’ve spent the last two weeks: planning | painting | waiting | getting | looking | finding | admitting | obsessing | working | starting
I have been so lazy this week.
I intentionally took Tuesday off from writing (I had reasons. They were good, and I stand by them), and my schedule on Wednesday meant that my head wasn’t in the game, and I’m not writing today because (apparently) my brain just doesn’t work that way on Fridays, no matter how much I want it to.
So I only wrote two days this week. But they were good days!
I am officially back on track with my story! My writing sessions still aren’t quite as long as I’d like, but they’re perfectly reasonable, and the words are flowing nicely again.
And it’s not a minute too soon – I’ve reached the point where everything is falling apart (in the best possible way), and I’m feeling really good going into this last stretch. It’s a fun story to write.
The last two weeks have been… more eventful than I realized, actually. (I kind of feel like I say that a lot, but… yeah. It’s true.) I’ve been: feeling | making | rewriting | getting | starting | baking | playing | cursing | hoping | thinking