I’ve started over on this post three times already. I just don’t feel like writing right now. I have a list of things to do before I go out of town for my boyfriend’s birthday. I don’t feel like writing this, and I don’t have anything good to say at noon, other than I’m a little hungry.
I tried writing about my living situation, but got about three paragraphs in before I was boring myself. And before that I was writing something about Harry Potter, but I don’t remember what my point was.
A lot of times, actually more often than not for me, writing is rambling. Sometimes I have a point, but it takes me a while to get there. Mostly because it takes me a while to realize what it is. Some writers like to plan out whatever they are writing before they even think of putting a word on a page.
Meanwhile, I’m over here typing away on my keyboard, not having a single idea about what’s going to happen next.
Sure I plan on the bigger things, but only so much. It’s funny that I love planning and being organized in life, but when it comes to writing, I fail miserably.
I don’t think there’s a proper way to do it that works for everyone. Some people have a flow chart, and some people don’t. No one buys the outline to your book, they just buy your book. I don’t really care how you got there in the end, just that you got there.
Maybe that’s my issue with my current book. I’m trying too hard to write the way everyone else is telling me to write, while I should be writing the way I want to write.
If you’re a writer, how do you write?
Sorry if this post was a dud, I have to get to the bank before 2:00 and I have a lot of errands to run. Here’s a song to cheer you up: