Who can blame you?
Some folks post content about setting goals, about finishing, establishing habits.
And those same shmucks then post suggestions to break habits, to mix things up. And they glorify those times when they procrastinate on their writing.
Who are these people and why are they allowed to publish this drivel? It has to stop!
In the meantime, just to add to the confusion, take a look at what Susie Orman Schnall says in Writer’s Digest about balancing work and life. Pay particular attention to tip #4.
Have you accomplished enough?
Turning another calendar page can have that effect on writers, especially as the days [and perhaps your patience] grow shorter.
Consider making some two-month resolutions.
- one quality blog post per week.
- an essay in the form of an open letter to a group whose motives you question.
- a Christmas letter for the ages [let your sense of humor or your deeply felt insights shine through]
- a piece that helps advance a cause you have long supported
And then, savor your accomplishment: