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Date Wed Jun-20-12 04:34 PM
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Lately, for me, it's that I forgot to put writing first. So I'd get to it if I had time and energy after doing all my freelance work and family stuff for the day. I'm getting back to putting in time before the freelance work, so I know it's getting done.

Before that? Stress. I can't be creative and work when my thoughts are chasing each other around in circles in my brain, worrying over things and hoping I'll find a way out of the loops, out of depression, out of . . . everything.

It's a bit of a catch-22. Not enough freelance work = lots of time to write, but lots of stress over the lack of money coming in. Plenty of freelance work = stress over money decreases, but so does time available to write.

Just started back up with the 30 minutes/day. We'll see how it goes.

-- Erin

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What is keeping you from writing? [View all] , zette, Wed Jun-20-12 11:32 AM
  RE: What is keeping you from writing?, LordMotte, Jun 20th 2012, #1
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, Erin_M_H, Jun 20th 2012 #2
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, KatsInCommand, Jun 20th 2012, #3
      RE: What is keeping you from writing?, bonniers, Jul 11th 2012, #15
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, Wandering Author, Jun 20th 2012, #4
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, bpratt, Jun 20th 2012, #5
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, bpratt, Aug 20th 2012, #34
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, Optihut, Jun 21st 2012, #6
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, jschara, Jun 21st 2012, #7
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, worthywoman, Jun 22nd 2012, #8
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, maripat, Jun 23rd 2012, #9
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, Silvara, Jun 23rd 2012, #10
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, Weird Jim, Jun 23rd 2012, #11
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, MarFisk, Jun 24th 2012, #12
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, David Bridger, Jul 13th 2012, #24
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, MarFisk, Jul 13th 2012, #27
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, gilroy, Jul 13th 2012, #25
      RE: What is keeping you from writing?, MarFisk, Jul 13th 2012, #28
      RE: What is keeping you from writing?, bonniers, Jul 13th 2012, #29
      RE: What is keeping you from writing?, Erin_M_H, Jul 13th 2012, #31
           RE: What is keeping you from writing?, MarFisk, Jul 13th 2012, #32
                RE: What is keeping you from writing?, Erin_M_H, Jul 13th 2012, #33
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, gilroy, Jul 06th 2012, #13
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, David Bridger, Jul 11th 2012, #14
for finding time for writing, bonniers, Jul 11th 2012, #16
RE: for writing and time management, Wandering Author, Jul 11th 2012, #17
RE: for writing and time management, RavenCorbie, Jul 11th 2012, #18
RE: for writing and time management, bonniers, Jul 12th 2012, #21
RE: for writing and time management, RavenCorbie, Jul 12th 2012, #19
      RE: for writing and time management, bonniers, Jul 12th 2012, #22
           RE: for writing and time management, RavenCorbie, Jul 12th 2012, #23
                RE: for writing and time management, bonniers, Jul 13th 2012, #30
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, RavenCorbie, Jul 12th 2012, #20
RE: What is keeping you from writing?, tianne, Jul 13th 2012, #26

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