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Writing Motivation

I just don’t know what to do anymore. The writing bug has left the building and flew far, far away. It’s Sunday night and I have done no writing over the weekend. I think I’m just going to have to make some short-term goals on both writing and exercising and just do my best to meet them.

It was a wonderful weekend. We had breakfast with friends, my sister came to stay, I got a new blackberry and purse. So I guess I can’t complain, I just know I need to do more with my writing in order to get this first book done. I have so many ideas on other books, I need to get going. I think maybe I’m getting ahead of myself.

Anyone else have issues motivating yourself on things you know you have to do? What do you do to motivate yourself?

2 Responses to “Writing Motivation”

  1. It IS okay to take breaks now and then. This entire past week was a break for me. If you’re not feeling your wip, try reading some good books to get your juices flowing, or writing a flash fiction piece (under 1000 words). Maybe just getting words out will help.

  2. EriCan says:

    Thanks- as always- for the encouragement. Maybe I’ll try reading a book or something, that’s a great idea!!

    I’ve never tried flash fiction. That may work too. Thanks again Mel 🙂

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