Today, my manager said that I’m a really great writer and excellent at expressing myself clearly. To be fair, it was just about two emails I’d written, but it was two pretty complex and sensitive situations which needed to summed up shortly, clearly and concisely.
It made me pretty proud to hear that :)
I do miss writing, especially essays and other longer texts. Especially in English. Really getting into every little word and making sure it’s just right, that it’s getting my exact point across. I just looooooovely synonyms, I could shuffle, switch and substitute words in a sentence all day long, absolutely love it! Oh I really need to do some more writing for fun… 4 months ago
How I did it: I did it with a little help from my OCD, and also my annoyance with small problems. Small problem: writing everywhere. A psychological crutch to always be scribbling metawork and journal stuff. Bigger problem: I need to make some money, and after all this writing that has taken up all this time of my life, would it not be smart to turn that effort into something useful for others and profitable to me, too? Read how I did it… 12 months ago
As per a resolution, I’ve been writing for 30 minutes every weekday morning with a cup of tea within reach. Mostly, this has been on a novel, although I’ve digressed a couple of mornings to work on a short story. Twenty-two days into the month, I still look forward to these pre-dawn sessions, so I hope I can maintain this momentum. 13 months ago
I’ve written 74000 words since November 1. I am awesome. 14 months ago
Writing is one of the only things I ever believed that I was talented at. That confidence took me far in life and I’d really enjoy regaining it. It’s not just something that I thought I was good at but something that made me happy. Now that I think about it, I’m not really sure why I ever stopped….. 15 months ago
It’s been a couple years since I’ve really written anything. Maybe longer since I’ve come up with anything new. I apparently am not intended to make a living doing this, but it is something I always enjoyed. Maybe I’ll just do it for myself. 15 months ago
is going particularly well. It’s not a novel, it’s a memoir. That’s surely why! OTOH, I have set myself the goal of 60,000 words by the end of the month, and I really hope I can surpass it. I am now sitting in my chair and about to turn the work on… tonight is a small/short night, I hope I can achieve the basic word count of 1666 words before I go out. 16 months ago
During the boring times is when I always did my best work.
Anything from stories, to songs or poetry.
I want to feel talented again. 16 months ago
Not so sure how I feel about this goal on today. I understand the joy, peace, & soul connection I have to writing so I won’t remove it today, but quite possibly will some day as its not something I’ve been pursuing. 17 months ago