Day 14 of 365:
Huh – how about this: I have nothing interesting to say right now.
My productivity levels have been ZERO all day. I have tinkered and fiddled about for hours and don’t have anything meaningful to show.
– meh –
I was considering writing a journalistic style piece based on today’s writing prompt posted on the Daily Post, but the subject matter doesn’t really grab me.
Which kinda got me thinking about a list I saw once. And, yes, I do have a thing for lists….but this particular list is cool because, as a writer who struggles, I find it motivational. Kinda like a tap on the shoulder when your mind gets all fuzzy and you lose your tempo….
As rule #2 states, I am not participating in any Daily Post writing prompts at all today. Everything seems boring. If I don’t want to bore you, I certainly don’t want to bore me either. You’re welcome. 😉
On a completely separate side-note, to all my writer friends out there, have you ever experienced this:
Last night I killed a character in my novel. It was the first time I have written the death of someone and I actually cried a bit as I wrote it. I didn’t want him to die – but he had to.
And then I felt dorky for crying over a person that isn’t…you know….really real.
And then I realized that my story just might be taking over my life.
Is that normal?
On that note….
(*copyright note: Obviously the “Rules for Writing” poster is not my original creation. I just re-did it here so I could use an image rendered in a high quality resolution I require for my posts. And also because I have design software that allows me to do these things easily. If you are interested in the original poster, you can check it out and purchase a copy on Amazon. Oh, and the “I am Writer” typewriter is my design.)