On the 1st of November, as everyone geared up for NaNoWriMo, I decided to set myself a writing challenge: to write and publish at least 100 words every day.
Not very impressive, I know. But after being almost completely blocked for more than two years, there was absolutely no chance…
I had planned the perfect self-improvement schedule for this Saturday: books, podcasts, online courses.
It’s not the most relaxing way to spend a Saturday but, having recently changed careers and started work in a new field, I need to make the most of my weekends if I want to catch…
After giving it a lot of thought, I concluded that my fear of missing a day of writing is irrational.
It is absurd for me to believe that I will fall into another two-year rut just because I let 24 hours go by without posting anything. Complete nonsense.
I was in the middle of my son’s bedtime story when he interrupted me.
— Wait, let’s finish this page first.
— Okay. What?
— When I am 35 years old just like you are, will I be able to touch the ceiling?
He has been…
As this challenge approaches its end, I am worried that I might drop my newly-recovered writing habit without the daily obligation to publish something here.
It’s illogical, of course, but that is how I ended up being blocked the last time.
I started by missing one day. Then I thought…