My house is clean.  I have sowed my oats (in the garden!), I have read, and now I am blogging.  Yes, I am putting off, what should be done now.  Why?  To be honest, I don’t really know.

I guess it had something to do with the story I chose to write.  There are lots of accounts of what happened prior to the event, after the event it is all based on confessions.  I think I was struggling to get the story started.  I knew there was one resource that I needed, and it wasn’t at the library, someone had it out.  Damn.

As a strange turn of events, I was babysitting my friends son on Friday, and what should I find?  Yes the very book I have been looking for – she had it out of the library.  Now I am in possession of the book, and it really is the resource that I had been looking for.  It clearly defines the days before the event took place, and gives me a more structured storyline that I can use – and it is working, except for the fact that I am doing everything but typing my story!

I also think that the story needs to be told, and I want to make sure that I do it sensibly, creating sympathy for those characters that don’t normally get sympathy, and I am wondering if I have bitten off more than I can chew, but then again… I like a challenge.

So I suppose now, I will make myself a Vanilla Latte coffee, heat up some hot cross buns before I sit down at my laptop and start formulating the story some more, because it won’t take long for the end of the month deadline to come up!

Procrastination Station
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3 thoughts on “Procrastination Station

  • April 12, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    I was doing the same! had to just say ‘it might be crap, but the words are out there. Fix them later’ and get on with it. Stories/novels, don’t write themselves unfortunately.

    get some words down!

    • April 12, 2011 at 7:23 pm

      Yes Cassie, just have to write write write. I actually got about 1k done yesterday, but on the timeframe I set myself I am already 10k behind. And school holidays next week. Wasn’t thinking really was I!

      • April 13, 2011 at 7:56 am

        I know…school hols have totally snuck up on me, even tho it’s been a really long term! The in laws are visiting sometime in the first week, then my Dad is down for Easter, and then who knows what will happen the second week.
        Hope you get some solid writing in before then 🙂


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