The funny thing with having lots more time is that you waste a lot more of it.
I’ve been thinking a lot about what motivates and encourages me recently; while feeling rather unmotivated and discouraged (anyone else really hate winter?).
Time. It’s a precious commodity isn’t it? We’re always looking for more of it, trying to make it, hoping it might slow down or speed up.
I didn’t join What I’m Writing last week because I didn’t feel that I had actually been writing. Not in a creative sense anyway.
I didn’t manage to join in with What I’m Writing last week, mainly as I was, well, writing! I’ve been flying by the seat of my pants on the blog recently, always running to catch up, so I’ve been trying to schedule more, to take the pressure off during the week.
Asking the question what makes you a writer? last week has led me to think more about what, and how, I write. Seeing others discuss word counts and editing and targets has made me wonder more about process. How do I write? and am I doing it right?!
The wonderful Maddy at Writing Bubble and Chrissie at Muddled Manuscript have started a fabulous new linky What I’m Writing and it has got me thinking.
Update 9 September 2014: This week a wonderful new linky What I’m Writing starts and I really wanted to join in. Revisiting this post, that kicked off The Prompt, seemed appropriate. It describes why I love to write, and now entering Week 34 of The Prompt I can honestly say that it has been amazing! …
You may have seen the persuasive letters that my 6yo wrote as part of his school project covering persuasive writing and letter writing skills. The first asked us for a hamster, the second told a friend, in no uncertain terms, ‘I am not cute!’. I had forgotten that he also wrote a letter for his …
My Mother’s Day gifts this year were wonderful – handmade with love! One however deserves some individual attention… My 6yo’s first grade class made ‘I love my mom’ booklets, a ‘fill in the gap’ type affair: I like that he thinks that he looks like me. Buying me gold sounds good :) But most of …