2020 Daily Writing Challenge: August 3

And now, from Jo Hawk, the 2020 Daily Writing Challenge, for August 3!

For my writing challenge, I am going to be working with daily prompts from the book “The Daily Writer: 365 Meditations to Cultivate a Productive and Meaningful Writing Life.”

So, today is: Acting upon Resolutions, meaning my resolution to write something every day, and by doing so, improving my writing and increasing the amount I actually write.

Now, obviously this isn’t a New Year’s resolution.  Or maybe it is – it kind of feels like a new year given the current 2020 circumstances.  Although I guess we still don’t know if or when this pandemic will subside, or if it will take off again over the next few weeks.  I do know work, which begins for me again tomorrow…sigh…, will be crazy given most of our courses are moving online for the Fall, and I am not convinced most instructors really know what that means.

But, I digress.  My resolution/goal for the month of August is to write more, and write more coherently, and write more words, and while I continue to do my morning pages and journal, I need some accountability for my writing, which is why I am writing here for all of you to read.

Finding space and time is not a problem.  The problem is making the time and sticking to it.  Even when things are in my calendar, unless they are connected to events involving others, I am not the most consistent with task mastery.  Maybe this time will be different (hope I didn’t just jinx it by saying that).  It’s really just up to me.  One day, one week, one month at a time and we will see.  Can’t do any more than that!

And now, here is a picture of a kitten to send you on your way.

Posted on August 3, 2020, in Writing and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. When all else fails….kitten.

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