Jumping Back Into Writing, and Priorities

Today’s word count: 908 words

NANTUCKET total word count: 62,639 words

Well, not really “jumping” back into writing, I guess. “Easing" back into writing is more like it. I fell a 1000+ words short of my 2000 words a day goal.

And I guess I could fix that right now, but I’m also experimenting with shedding my night owl identity, which means even though it’s only 10:30 pm right now, I’m already starting to feel droopy eyed. It’s a good thing I’ve also decided to make my writing goal my number one priority – it’s now the first thing I do every morning (well, after e-mail and a quick Twitter check).

I say “it’s now the first thing I do every morning” so confidently, don’t I? Today’s my first day of making my writing goal my priority, but I figure the more confidently I say it, the more likely I’ll stick with it.

I’m also committing to this for 30 days. It’s how I established my daily writing goal, so I thought it might work with this, too. And as before, I’m blogging about it to keep myself accountable. Hey, if it works, I’m going to use it!

5 thoughts on “Jumping Back Into Writing, and Priorities

  1. Belle

    Thank you! I’m glad I let myself off the hook and was okay with easing back into things. Today, it’s back to normal, plus yes! Day 2 of “make writing a priority” was a success. I did that before I got to work. It feels good :)

  2. Cathryn

    Welcome back, I missed your daily word counts!

    Your new plan sounds great, I’m sure you’ll have the same success as you did with your daily writing goal.
    .-= Cathryn´s last blog ..I’m in love =-.


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