These last few months have shown me how much I depended on work boredom to carve out writing time. On the one hand, it seems great; making lemons out of lemonade, and all that. Recently, I’ve given it a great deal of thought, and there’s something symbolically wrong in “borrowing” time devoted elsewhere to pursue my passion. I can’t talk about scheduling. I have to be about it. This week’s focus will be identifying my time wasters/drainers, and limiting, if not eliminating them. I may not always be consistent, but I refuse to fold my hands and take distractions as signs of what “wasn’t meant be.” I’m a writer. I don’t have to compare myself and say “Well, if ___ can do this, so can I.” I’ll stand on my own greatness and carry that mutha to fruition.
“For I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.”
– Robert Frost
Yes…I just promised you Rick Astley.