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Eight days in…
Thursday, January 8th, 2009

I haven’t written one word this year.

Sure, we’re only eight days in, but I haven’t taken that long a break in forever. I think the problem IS the New Year. New Year translates to New Starts in my brain.

Instead, I have a book that’s two-thirds written to finish by the end of this month, another that’s contracted and due by April 1st, but I’d much rather be spinning a brand new tale to hasten in the year.

I know. It’s time to pull up the big girl panties and get to work. Maybe a little company would help. Anyone feels like doing some timed writing in the next couple of weeks, email me! I work best with a sense of urgency and competition fueling my muse.

And everyone else—nag, nag, nag!

8 comments to “Eight days in…”

  1. Brandy Walker
    · January 8th, 2009 at 7:37 am · Link

    Good luck to you and anyone who joins you in this. I finally have a goal to concentrate on and get me moving toward getting in shape. Going to do the Marine Corps Run Amuck in June down in Quantico. 4 miles are running and getting dirty.

  2. Delilah Devlin
    · January 8th, 2009 at 10:42 am · Link

    That sounds like so much fun!! I joined weightwatchers on Tuesday. Will have first water aerobics class tonight. I just can’t wait until warmer weather to get into my own pool!

  3. Karin
    · January 8th, 2009 at 5:12 pm · Link

    While the writing I have to do isn’t fiction, I’ve been stalling and it’s driving me crazy. It’s an essay so I can complete my Master’s application and enroll in classes. I’m just having trouble stretching what I could say in a paragraph into three pages. I’m halfway there and still struggling. *sigh*

    Brandy, that sounds like it will be a lot of fun. I almost wish I was going to be in the area in June instead of July for my cousin’s wedding.

  4. Fedora
    · January 8th, 2009 at 5:26 pm · Link

    Woohoo! Glad you’ve had a break, Delilah! Now, get back to work πŸ˜‰ Us readers are anxiously awaiting! Once you finish that story you can start a new one! Go, go!!

  5. Delilah Devlin
    · January 8th, 2009 at 9:09 pm · Link

    Ugh! I feel for you. Doesn’t sound like fun at all.

    Thanks for the rah-rah!! πŸ˜†

  6. Jan Springer
    · January 9th, 2009 at 11:09 am · Link

    Get writing, girl!

    I’m in the same boat as you Delilah. Gotta get my butt in gear and get some writing done. Gonna start today! You starting today, too? Let’s go, girl!

    jan, nagging Delilah!

  7. Delilah Devlin
    · January 9th, 2009 at 11:14 am · Link

    Jan! Thanks for the nag. I’m starting sprints now!

  8. Jan Springer
    · January 9th, 2009 at 11:24 am · Link

    Good stuff!
    Me too. πŸ™‚


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