Just Write

I was browsing through newly-discovered writers’ blogs such as this one and this one, and  was taken with how often a writer must be reminded to stick with it and just write.

Get typing

Don’t worry about getting the perfect words down on the page/screen right away – just write.

Don’t worry about the laundry, or the dishes, or the toys all over the floor – just write.

Don’t worry about the plausibility of a police officer wearing her hair that way, or the kind of tomatoes that grow in Ontario in September – just write.

The extra research, the editing, the rewriting will come soon enough. Just enjoy the now and write.

(I should add that I shouldn’t worry about making it to the Twitter chats I’ve also recently discovered – ‘sup #writestuff – and just write, but tweeting counts as writing, right?)

2 réflexions au sujet de « Just Write »

  1. Thank you so much for sharing my post. I’ve heard that the hardest part of writing is often just writing. There just might be something to that!!

  2. So true! I find that having a smart phone now facilitates writing opportunities: when I am stuck standing in a crowded metro car, I can still write one finger at a time on my phone! It just proves that there are no excuses to not write 😉

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