“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.

Novelty Revisions

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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