Last spring, I started keeping a writing journal. Every morning after I finished writing, I would jot down my thoughts in a repeating google calendar event. Thoughts I didn’t care about got deleted. What’s left is what I consistently cared about every week. Here’s Tuesday:
stop and figure out purpose
Do what scares you
One purpose per thing
building and not destroying
When creating, start with a blank page
When editing, look at old page.
Break open old draft and integrate
create a process for doing it again
Routine is a jumping off point for new heights
Trust the outline
I grabbed the image even though it’s not this project – put it away
Let speed overcome the urge to perfect
know what you like and write it
(description) is good (dialogue) needs to be swapped out
Catch what comes to you
This draft will be better than the one before it. That’s enough.
Hard to get over the hump, but I’m happy with what I got. I’ll integrate it well
Stay the course.
The resistance blows strong at the end