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« Reply #20 on: August 17, 2013 11:52:21 AM »

Everyone that knows me just shakes their head, "Yeah... she's weird" and leaves it at that lol. And my ex gets mad at me for word-count-padding and not "finishing" my novels. Not fleshing any of them out into a full, real novel fit for publishing. Sigh.

Well... he did say the things that irritate him about me are the same things he dislikes about himself... lack of follow through.


Writing Magic - NaNoWriMo 2013 Swap: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=426706.0#axzz2cCRJhOrK

My new motto/mantra: "Eat. Rest. Be well of heart. Keep breathing."
« Reply #21 on: August 18, 2013 08:01:25 AM »

Yeahh I have a TON of really great and unique ideas but i get caught up in the "proper" way to do things. I have no idea about emotional arcs and plot holes and schtuff like that so when I re-read my writings months later I'm like "Gah...how boring. What drivel...." so on and so forth so I discourage myself even before I take the first step Tongue And of course, after working so diligently on ONE novel for four weeks by the end I want to throw it out the window  Cheesy So I getcha Eclectic.
  Isi= no follow-through gal too =/

But honestly my brain is like---numb right now when it comes to thinking about crafting for "writing." I burnt myself out a while ago. Haven't picked up a single crafty thing in months O_O (ikr? How COULD I?!  Shocked) I'd need to research some stuff to even put answers on the questionnaire for the new NaNo swap  Wink
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