On Truths, Self-Evident Or Not

May 7th, 2006 · 2 Comments
by Booksquare

It’s easy to get distracted thinking the stuff you do (like blogging, or sorting your files, or doing a lot of research) will help you write the novel. Wrong.

Nothing takes the place of actually writing. Nothing.

Get busy. Quit reading this blog, and go write. There’s nothing on this blog that is going to help you finish.

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2 responses so far ↓

  • Bethany // May 7, 2006 at 5:14 pm

    Heh. So true I could cry…. you should add chatting on e-mail lists and IM as well. The BIGGEST time sucker of them all. 😉

  • l.r.s // May 8, 2006 at 4:31 pm

    Sounds like my favorite ways of avoiding writing papers for school or doing the dishes. Guess we all have things we have trouble starting. But if you’re like me, once you get started, it really isn’t so bad.