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Archive for February 26th, 2012

Holy Doughnuts, Batman!

It’s been too long since I’ve posted here. I thought my cantankerous moods were due to the beginnings of carbohydrate withdrawal but apparently it’s writing-related. I don’t know how wise it was to give up carbs- pasta, cakes, cookies, bread, etc- for Lent (and my waistline) but I did it and there’s no going back. I’m eating a lot of chocolate now. Blegh.

The story has really stumbled at the end of this week. I don’t know if it’s due to being busy or what exactly has been the hold up but I need to get back into it. There are so few days left in the month that it feels like if I sneeze they’ll disappear.

I still have 2 whole story lines to do and when I think about what is left to accomplish I think “Pffft. I can write 4 short stories today/this afternoon/tonight” but does that ever happen? NO! If it did, I would already be on the 2nd or possibly the 3rd CYOA BOOK!

Granted, there’s a lot on my plate at the moment and I’ve got the bottom of my candle dangerously close to the fire so I have to pace myself. Unfortunately my pacing has been a little too protective. So, true to form, I’ve procrastinated to the point where I have about 2 weeks worth of work to cram into 3 days (and an evening). I’m glad I don’t do this for a living because I’d be paying for the heart attack, anti-anxiety and anti-psychotic medicines for everyone who works with me. Heck, I’d probably get a prescription for Lithium thrown for safe measure. While this is great when it’s working well, when it’s not working, life gets pretty hairy. So, as I’ve said in the past, I’ve got to stop the procrastination and get to it.

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