I’m not sure if you’d noticed, but I’ve been taking part in a blogging challenge created by super-blogger Luvvie called ’31 Write Now’, where I have to publish a post every day for the 31 days of August. The first week was okay, I was able to line up the topics I wanted to write about, in advance. The second week, I started slowing down slightly, but I would find inspiration at the last minute.
This is the third week now and I am starting to get stressed out! I have a couple of post ideas to come for certain dates, but right now I’m just BLOCKED. I’ve been wracking my brain, surfing the web, monitoring Facebook and Twitter and chatting on the phone, all in search of inspiration. I didn’t actually want to mention that I was doing a challenge, I just wanted you to enjoy the frequent posts – I know they were way overdue! But for the sake of writing, I’m sharing my current feelings with you.
As a writer you are always told by the experts that the only way to be better is to just keep writing. Even if you think what you’re writing is nonsense, just write, write, write. I have great difficulty with this, because I’m the type who won’t do something if I think it won’t work or be good (a trait I’m slowly working on changing), but today I’m putting that theory to practice, and admittedly I’ve written more than I thought I would.
So now I’m going to retire the stressing for the day, and just see what happens tomorrow.
Thank you for listening, and have a lovely evening.