Archive for September 12th, 2011

Quick Scribbles

I have succumbed to the Procrastination Station once again so no writing has been done thus far. I have to admit, I’m just not feeling this month’s selection. Anyone who knows me would be as shocked as I am at that admission- I love for everything vintage and from the 1930’s/1940’s era. But the Hard Boiled Crime? I’m struggling with it.

I had a brief conversation with my sister today and I admitted this to her. We both came to the conclusion that perhaps the genres that I don’t like (i.e. Westerns) will be easier to write because I don’t get caught up with residual influence from what I’ve been exposed to or being bogged down with actually caring about how it turns out. I’m a notoriously picky reader so I’m hoping that this year will have far more successes than failures.

I also have the sneaking suspicion that I don’t really care about this month’s choice. Why would I think that? It’s a pretty scary realization; I hope it’s not an indication that my peak performance has been achieved already. I do have to start making an effort to get this story moving, though. The point of no return is quickly approaching and soon I’ll be too far behind to catch up. I still have a chance now but it’s quickly dwindling.

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