“I’ll Just Write It Tomorrow” — But You Won’t. Will You?

Check out this great post from the Novelty Revisions blog on the topic of procrastination in writing.

Meg Dowell Writes

I’m currently in the midst of a somewhat dangerous experiment.

You see, every December for the past five years or so, I’ve told myself that I would finish the novel I started writing the month before.

And I haven’t done it.

Every day in December, I’d tell myself, “Ugh, not today. I’ll just pick this up again tomorrow.”

And I never would.

I have two unfinished NaNoWriMo novels that I don’t want to abandon. Yet.

And now … I have a third book in the works.

But I’m trying something a little different.

I finished NaNoWriMo over a week ago. And every day since then, I have continued writing 1,000 words every day. I don’t need to do this. I am approaching 60,000 words. But I am mostly convinced that if I keep doing this, if I keep writing 1,000 words every day until I finish the book, I can…

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