Writers Horoscope-July 28

Loved ones will block your progress. Stand your ground. Let them know that your work comes first and that guilt trips are counterproductive. Then go ahead, drop everything, and yield to their every demand.  

I should be writing. Instead…

I’m cooking. Chile verde is on the menu. Didn’t have to be, but hey, we procrastinators have to/tend to follow the latest shiny object, which, in this case, was the stainless steel pot you see below. A few realizations, however. First-draft writing and cooking– 1. They often result in a mess, Read more…

Juggling talent and inspiration…

Seth Godin provides a little insight on this question… “It turns out that getting less lazy, more brave—more clear about your fears, your work, and your mission—are all easier than getting more talented.” [Feels like he’s talking right at me. I hate when that happens.] Will keep this post short so Read more…

Procrastination (some perspectives)

  Steven Pressfield’s top 12 tips on overcoming procrastination. [Thank you, Write to Done.] From Austin Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist: via Jessica Hische – “The work you do while you procrastinate is probably the work you should be doing for the rest of your life.” Todd Henry on coping with procrastination