The Slump

It’s Thursday and I am having a bad time. Last year I wrote Motivationals every week, musings¬†that helped keep me moving on my writing goals.

This year I have been struggling to keep up with everything and I blame it on a whole bunch of factors, some of them in my control, others not as much.

Mostly I think I’m just overtired and the thought of editing or even writing has my brain twisting itself in knots of inaction until I’m literally doing nothing worthwhile in my scant free time each day. Continue reading

1K a Day Motivational – “But I Just Don’t Want To”

Fourteenth in the 1K a Day Motivational Series, in which I talk about something that happened in the previous week that could have or did prevent me from writing a minimum of 1,000 words on a given day, or possibly talk about something that provided support to get me through the day.

Today it’s a familiar subject. We’ve all been there. We’ve all wanted to just say “Screw it. I just don’t want to bother today.” Maybe we don’t have anything specific in mind. Maybe it’s not video games or television or parties or working too hard or being tired or any of the other things I’ve talked about in these Motivational posts. Maybe you’re just sick and tired of anything that isn’t sitting around and goofing the fuck off. Continue reading