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Listening to Myself

So I wrote a post saying not to beat yourself up about how much you do or don’t write. Well, no sooner did I finish that post than I found myself doing exactly that. Somewhere along the line I had decided that when I wanted to write at night that I needed to finish an entire chapter. I couldn’t just write a page or two. It had to be a whole chapter or I was some sort of failure. So I found myself not writing. Not because I didn’t want to but because I knew I was either too tired or too unmotivated to finish an entire chapter (which might be more than 5000 words). Why? Why did I do that to myself? Continue reading Listening to Myself