Are you attached to your writing?

You know how it is. There’s this incredible idea (at least to you) germinating somewhere deep within and you can’t wait to put it down, write it up on the blog, publish it, send it to be seen by an editor- something, anything that tells you that the story deserves to be seen, read or heard.

Attachment to your writing is probably inevitable. After all, it’s part of you and the way you think, feel and breathe, most of the time. But in the age of social media and instant gratification, are we too attached to what we write?

Attached to your writing

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How I failed but also won at #NaNoWriMo

So, you read that right. I won’t finish my book during NanoWriMo this year. I didn’t cross 50,000 words. Heck, I didn’t cross 13, 000 words. So, given the fact there are just 2 days left in November and that I cannot write 37,000 words in 2 days, by all accounts I failed at my first NaNoWriMo.

It should be a vaguely unsettling feeling, since it’s been a long time since I failed at something. But the interesting bit? I’m not sad and I’ll tell you why.

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A break from blogging in November

A break from blogging in November

It’s kind of weird that I wrote a nearly identical post in October last year. Maybe it’s Providence.

The reasons are not the same though, so that’s something.

You , my regular readers, know how much I love blogging. Hey, I push people to blog every day, don’t you know?  Yes, I even wrote a post on how to survive a blogging marathon. Continue reading “A break from blogging in November”