Easier said than done.
Lately, I’ve had a lot problems finding my writing groove. Frustration has been the word of the day for a several weeks and over the weekend, became just too much to bear. In my darkest moment, I contemplated a bonfire in the back yard – a cleansing burn – to end my misery.
But then, these words helped walk me back from the brink:
– The War of Art
Resistance cannot be seen, touched, heard, or smelled. But it can be felt. We experience it as an energy field radiating from a work-in-potential… Its aim is to shove us away, distract us, prevent us from doing our work. (Steven Pressfield)
Thank you, Bill Chance.
I’ve decided that maybe I need a bit of accountability with regard to writing this novel that seems to have become the bane of my existence. I am going to begin to document my progress here, on this blog. If nothing else it will shame me into writing, and there by, force me to overcome the resistance that is blocking my path.
So here we go:
Current Word Count: 24,001
Number of Pages: 124