Some Days Are Harder…

It took until nearly 7pm at night before the writing even started. There was no family emergency. There was no other thing going on. For some reason, I simply could not get the motivation to write. Instead, I went about the day as though writing was not a priority. Eventually, as the time slipped away, … Continue reading Some Days Are Harder…

Incentive

Yay me. That’s right, another post boating about the progress I’ve been making at sustaining another run at 1,000 words per day. But this is only partly about that. This is a post about a trick that’s been helping me get to that goal each day. Incentives. Writing by itself is a fulfilling task. One … Continue reading Incentive

To Write Ahead or Not…

Since resuming the pursuit of making a post on this site every day, there has been a debate looming in the background. Should blogs be written the day of or should they be made in advance? The idea behind it is that the goal to some degree is to be making content for my site … Continue reading To Write Ahead or Not…

Not Being A Writing Failure

There are many tasks, many activities that are involved in the over arching thing called being a writer. Writing is the biggest part, of course. It’s the activity that the job is named after. It’s the verb associated with the noun. But when one wants to become a professional, many more tasks come to become … Continue reading Not Being A Writing Failure

It Ain’t Easy

Writing is hard. Another morning is passing by as the only accomplishment that can be genuinely claimed is that the seat is warmed. The writer showed up to the job and then sat there… blank. Call it writer’s block or whatever, the fact is that one thing is true: writing is not easy. This isn’t … Continue reading It Ain’t Easy