Heroism: In The Works

There are always stories in my mind, and all I have to do is channel one at a time to get it down on paper. Not to say there are Finished Novels in my mind- that requires editing and all sorts of pain and agony.

But the seed of an idea is there. As with all seeds, you have to plant it- which is easy enough. I’ve planted lots of ideas. It’s the tending and caring for the idea that I forget. So the seed dies, and I never get a fully-fledged idea growing into a beautiful flower.

It has been days since I wrote in my book. More or less than a week. I get depressed just thinking about how long it’s been, but my depression only serves to make me more depressed, and it doesn’t encourage me to write at all.

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There has been some writing this week, but nothing of consequence. I’ve been blocking out my inspiration with stress and depression.

I get stuck waiting for a ‘feeling’. I don’t ‘feel’ like writing today; the ideas just aren’t there. If I write while I’m in this mood, I’ll have to rip out even more pages, and I don’t want to do that. So, I just won’t write.

That’s an awful idea. It’s like saying I can’t decide what to eat so I’m just going to starve to death. My Writing Abilities are dying, and I need to feed them. Even if I do write something that just ends up getting torn out and thrown in the garbage*, I need to get my pencil on the paper and go.

*I don’t actually throw away my writing. It’s too special, even if it’s stupid. So it goes into one of my many folders dedicated to storing random writing stuff.

 

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  1. Keep at it, girlie! You will get this all done and look back one day and say, “Wow!” 🙂

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