Tag: distractions

May 17

Reading confessions and red pen beatings

I’ve got a confession to make… I haven’t read a book for a while now. My head is too noisy to concentrate on the words and I can’t seem to keep it quiet enough to steer my mind away from distracting thoughts. It’s extremely frustrating, trying to force a sense of ‘calm’ – so for a …

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Apr 05

C, D, and E are for Crap…disaster! End.

Yep its official, I’m bowing out of the A-Z Challenge this year. My third year doing the challenge and the first time I’ve had to give up…so much for third time lucky. Or is it lucky you don’t have to read my posts?? I’m really sorry to be doing this, especially so close to the …

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Jun 28

It’s catch up time…again

Sometimes I feel like I should change my blog schedule to once a month, at least then I wouldn’t feel guilty about having to post these little catch up sessions. The problem is if I do then I’ll probably find some way to avoid the new schedules as well! DAMN THE MAN!! Damn schedules! BUT… …

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Apr 30

Y is for Your own worst enemy

I’ve said it before during this year’s A-Z and I’ll say it again…you are your own worst enemy. You procrastinate, doubt yourself, and forget to write good storylines down. You hesitate and distrust yourself to the point of thinking you just can’t make it. You read books by famous authors then fling them across the …

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Apr 23

T is for Throw away your television

Goggle box, boob tube, small screen, opiate of the masses, pictocube, or if you have kids…the babysitter – whatever you call your television I think we can agree that it’s a love/hate relationship for writer’s and their idiot boxes. Some have managed to switch off their television sets for good and to those people, I salute you! …

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