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The days have been slipping by so fast lately that they have all become a blur. My new laptop is collecting dust next to my bed and my writing has been nearly non existant. Since I moved to an acreage I’ve been busy get a place set up for a garden, chickens and all my
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Do I have a find for all of you who need something to get you writing. Jamieson Wolf has a new ebook out called Write Now! (How fitting is that for us procrastinators?) It offers step by step (ie:EASY) exercises on description, setting, plot, etc. No need to think hard or spend hours writing. Just
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Out of my tax return this year I went and bought me a lap top so I wouldn’t have an excuse for not writing whereever I am. (Desktops are so hard to use in bed.) At the moment it is wasting away on the couch where I left it after playing several rounds of Spider
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Writing and procrastination for me go hand in hand. I am purpetually waiting until the last minute to complete assignments, do research or wait for the next great idea. This of course would cause problems if I ever wanted to be a fulltime writer. For those of you afflicted with this horrible disease check out
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Well I finally have internet at home again. Yippee! Here are some ways a lazy writer can benefit from having internet at home. 1. Research is at your finger tips. No need to get dressed, drive anywhere or do any hard work. 2. Provides tons of ways to procrastinate so you never actually have to
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I’ve discovered another great way to avoid writing – move. Over a week ago I moved and have been at a loss as to where half of my stuff is. So between work, unpacking, going insane because I can’t find what I want and thinking of all the things I can do in my new
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In the past week I’ve packed up all of my stuff and moved to the country. Unfortunately I’ve discovered that when you do all of your writing on the computer it is so much harder to loose. This causes a problem when you want to use that as an excuse for not writing. Oh well
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Oh my is it already January 19th? There has to be some mistake. The month couldn’t have slipped by that fast without me noticing. I wonder if I can blame my shameless lack of writing on the fact there are now only 16 hours a day instead of 24 or because I switched positions at
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Oh there’s nothing quite like a deadline to really make me wish that I had picked a different profession than writing. Being the huge procrastinator that I am, it’s totally against my nature to work on anything prior to the night before it’s due. I pulled all nighters during college to complete 20 page research
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10 Ways to Avoid Writing 1. Work 13 hour days (like I did today).2. Read email.3. Write and send emails.4. Check your email every 5 minutes to see if anything new arrived.5. Take a nap (you’re tired after a 13 hour day at work)6. Watch tv.7. Get something to eat.8. Play computer games.9. Check out
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