How am I doing?
Let's tackle the bad news first. My name is Anne and I'm addicted to social media. Being online still eats up a substantial portion of each day.
It begins with a mug of coffee at the computer. An hour (or more) zips by each morning while I check email accounts (I have 3), sign onto Facebook and Twitter, plus read posts by my favorite bloggers. Could I free up more time if I went offline? Of course. Will I? Time will tell. The jury's still out. Did I mention I have an addiction?
Next, the good news. On all but two of the past month I've pushed my chair away from the computer and found a nice quiet place to write.
In the past I'd focus on word count and compare my output to other authors. Especially those deemed prolific. Go figure. At this point in my life I've learned to accept who I am and what works and what doesn't. I refuse to sabotage myself. Now, I just write. I do what I can, and let the other (negative) stuff go.
This slow, but steady approach is working. I feel a sense of achievement. Does that mean I'll share my total word count? Nope. Not yet. It's too early and I don't want to jinx it. ;-)
However, I will embrace every single glorious word because each is proof I'm still on track and doing what I set out to do...write.
Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to write. MORE!
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