Good Evening 20th July 2021

Good evening, folks! Today I wrote 1038 words on a new short story. It took a little to get going, a couple of false starts but once I changed a small detail I found the spark that got the story going and boom! A thousand words flowed in a good half an hour. I’ve not had a session like that in, what feels like an eternity.

Here’s the the thing I’ve been struggling with, I’ve lost my confidence. I keep rewriting and editing and putting off finishing something. Listening to Armand Rosamilia and Chuck Buda on the Mando Method last week has really hit home. My confidence in writing is generally pretty low, but lately its been rock bottom. I’m going to work on smashing through that and building that confidence up again.

Something that I feel I need to do, is stop censoring myself. I do that a lot, holding myself back. The last two stories I’ve worked on I’ve just written. I’ve not thought about it at all, I’ve just written it

Right, I’ going to wrap it there. I feel like I’m rambling.

2 thoughts on “Good Evening 20th July 2021

  1. I figure even if we do struggle to write anything good and turn out a few duds, it’s still writing practice which will help future writing efforts. I slept poorly last night and fell asleep writing today at the keyboard, not once, but TWICE. Oh well, tomorrow will be better.

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    • I think we all have off days. Days where we can’t get anywhere, for me, make me feel bad and that Spurs me on for the next time I sit down to write.
      Tomorrow, you’ll get cracking and smash it!

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