Happy IWSG Day! Can you believe it’s already our fourth one of the year? And there’ll be many more to come. As old and new friends come together to show support and share our woes on our writing journey. Thanks for making all this possible goes to ninja extraordinaire Alex Cavanaugh.
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So what’s going on with me this month?
Usually I know what my following blog post will be about. Unfortunately, I couldn’t think of anything. And binge watching shows on Netflix and Amazon Prime didn’t help. That’s when it hit me that today’s post should be about procrastinating.
So, what’s the best way to delay and put things off? Here are 7 good ways to procrastinate.:
- Google [fill in blank]
Google search is convenient. If you need to know something, your answer can be found at your fingertips. Too bad sometimes one search can lead to another and another another.
Usually I’d post this during the final days of December, right before the New Year. Alas, December 31 was on a Sunday. And I’ve become a stickler in keeping with my posting schedule. So I compromised to have this post published right as the old year ends and the new year begins.
But before I start regaling you with my final progress report and 2018 writing plans, I just want to say…
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Now, in 2017 I made a lot of plans. Some I was on goal, others I was not. In particular in not writing any new stories until at least I’ve completed one or two of my current WIPs. But I did write 30 new poems in NaPoWriMo this past April. And I did get two poems, both written during NaPoWriMo, published in an online magazine.
Anyways, here’s a look at my writing progress from September to December. And what my writing plan for 2018 will be.
I know NaNoWriMo is less than 60 days away, 51 days to be exact. But that doesn’t mean you can’t begin prepping for it. And I can’t think of a better and fun way than to use Pinterest.
Pinterest might not be as social as other social media but therein lies the beauty. Less distraction from engaging with other people. It’s a stimulating platform filled with thousands of images to prompt creativity. A tool to search, scrapbook and collect visual notes to help plan for your novel.