It takes a concerted effort to start -- 'fill in the blank' -- again.
This has been me. 2013 was the year I allowed everything to get mired in the mud.
- my weight loss -- I've regained more weight than I care to admit right now
- my writing -- I stopped writing. I was at a "why bother" stage in my life
- my crocheting -- in 2012 and the beginning of 2013, I crocheted over 13 afghans. Major Burnout.
I was burned out on life, so I simply gave up. I did nothing in 2013.
Well, I did write a couple of picture books, but I have no idea how to write picture books, so they don't count.
Giving up, my friends, is the easy way out.
I'm too hard-headed and have never been known to take the easy way . . . well, okay, sometimes when I see others make the mistakes, I'm too smart to repeat them! But, in general, I will try to forge my path.
In honor of kicking my butt into gear, I'm offering . . .
Click the book cover, or this The Fast and the FAERIEous hyperlink.
Poor faerie is stuck in a pickle jar! How did that happen?
So what changed?
I did. Slowly. Since the beginning of 2014, I crocheted 2 afghans and I'm working on a third.
I wrote yesterday. Considering I've been staring at the same words for almost two years, I actually put new words on the page-- 1605 of them to be exact. It's not a huge amount, but it's a start.
And I read one Amazon review on FOR WHOM THE BELL TROLLS. . .