...and this post proves it.
So, I'm a huge procrastinator. When I've got an intimidating project hanging over my head, I will run away from it instead of tackling it... even a project I'm excited about!
Case in point: the blog post I'm going to finally publish on Monday. According to the draft date, I started writing that post THREE WEEKS AGO. I was so focused on making it look and sound good and obsessing over the details, not wanting to leave anything out, that I became
I think all writers know the thrill of conceiving an amazing story idea. Your eyes light up, you smile, your heart starts beating quickly. It's a lot like falling in love. You grab the nearest sheet of paper or your phone and you scribble the idea down as quickly as you can. You say, "One day," and then pat yourself on the back for being such a freaking genius.
Sometimes, though, other projects get in the way, or you take a writing hiatus, or something else comes up, and yo
This post will not be long, and it will not be structured in any way. Sometimes it's okay to just wing it. Over the past few weeks, I've dedicated my time and energy to making this blog look and feel professional and pretty. Lately, though, I've been feeling a little down and overwhelmed, so I'm eschewing showmanship for some realness. I've got a lot of creative ideas that I'm still very excited about, but sometimes you just don't... wanna. You know? Writers experience all so