Overcoming Avoidance – Part One, Writing

I need a patron saint for procrastinators. My gargoyle of “get going, girl!” hasn’t been doing the job. Oh, I’m getting some things done (note that this blog is posted), but I’m not getting enough done. Perhaps I can’t really call my problem procrastination. If I had an idea where my characters were taking me I’d be writing those scenes, and if I had decided where I wanted to take them I’d have finished the book. There’s a great scene in an episode of Babylon Five where Zathrus says, “Cannot say. Knowing, would say. Do not know, so cannot say.” That pretty much sums up my writing these days. I’m open to suggestions for overcoming avoidance. In the meantime, I will meditate on journeys and hope my characters speak up about the ones they want to take.

Luck and wisdom!

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One Response to “Overcoming Avoidance – Part One, Writing”

  1. Jeanne B Brophy Says:

    For some of us have the competitor gene and without that challenge to win, we don’t get started. That’s why you and I did so well with the guilds “UFQ” challenge and yes, you beat me.

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