Or is that just an excuse?


I have been incredibly busy with work recently, it's true, but am I just not putting in enough effort to write? I seem to recall doing NaNoWriMo one year while working full time as a teacher and writing end-of-year reports during that month as well. I finished the reports, I finished NaNoWriMo. I don't recall if I actually slept during November that year, but that's beside the point.


If I push myself, I can write.


So why don't I?


Perhaps the editing that needs to be done just seems insurmountable at the moment. So it is the editing I am really avoiding, and because I know that I have all this editing to do, I am not getting any other writing done because… I should be editing!


There are many things I'm using as excuses not to write. I want to write, but at the same time I don't. Oh, I don't feel like it today because I'm having a bad health day. Or, not today because I have all this work due. Hmmm, not today because I should be doing laundry/dishes/gardening/cleaning…


I signed up for sites with writing prompts and competitions, for the 750-words site which prompts you to write 750 words every day, but still nothing is getting done, and it's not because of all these excuses – it is because of me.


So what am I going to do now?


Work, actually, because I do have a crapload of work due. But maybe, just maybe, I can spare an hour later to do some writing.

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