Thursday, April 11, 2013

JUST Take a Deep Breath . . . and Write


This is the tenth post in this April challenge, and it's getting to the point where the end of the month seems so long, long away! I long for another Sunday just to take a break.

Then I remember when I had, what I thought at the time, was a stellar blogging idea - to have daily writing prompts. As you can imagine, that didn't last, though the intent was good - to keep the creative brain in full functioning gear with quick (50-300 word) writing prompts. Unfortunately, I was thinking more in lines of a creative writing site, not a blog.

With that past idea in mind, I have to remember that I can do this challenge. I JUST need to take a deep breath . . .

[picture from blog.teenlife.com]

and write! Surely some days won't be as interesting as others (like today, I figure), while others will be more inspired (like day H).

Today, I am going to JUST take that deep breath, because I am soooo exhausted that I didn't even make it to church last night. And hopefully tomorrow I will be back to my normal, creative self and write!

20 comments:

  1. I actually love this post, it's interesting to me! Good idea and something we all need to remember to do. :)

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  2. My dear Nancy, I think the post is interesting in the fact that many feel like you do, me included. I'm trying to keep the breathers at hand now.
    I want to thank you for the gift card. I got it yesterday. And the pic of Los Cabos also fit me well, hahaha.

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  3. I hope you did find time to breathe and resettle into yourself to make it through until Sunday when you get to take another break :-)

    ~ Cori Vidae ~

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  4. Breaks are necessary, indeed. :) I hope you get back into the swing of things soon!

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  5. Great advice and, I'm sure, something we're all needing at this point.

    Left and Write

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  6. This made me smile and I did find it creative. You need to Just take a deep breath? Why not make it part of the challenge, works for me!

    Now, enjoy the break and we shall see you tomorrow ;)

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    1. Been taking breathers all day. And feeling better. :)

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  7. Oh, I just did (took a deep breath as I read this), and it felt so good.
    Silvia @ Silvia Writes

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  8. Sound advice. We all have moments when we're overwhelmed.

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  9. I've been feeling that way when it comes to work from my old job kreeping back. I keep procrastinating because I really don't want to do it, but if I don't, it continues to hang over my head so I can't enjoy my writing as much as I'd like to.

    #atozchallenge, Kristen's blog: kristenhead.blogspot.com

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  10. Amen to that *says goodnight to the challenge*!

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  11. I look forward to reading your inspired "H" post! :) You can do it. Hope you got some rest. "It's Friday, but Sunday's coming!" ;)

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  12. Just taken it easy today - good plan.

    Thanks for checking out my AtoZ.
    Rhonda @Laugh-Quotes.com
    AtoZ #41

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  13. Great idea, we can sometimes psyche ourselves out by being too nervous or excited. Got some great e-books with the gift card. Thanks again.

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  14. I feel the same way as you do. I have good intentions to blog, but sometimes have a hard time keeping up with it. And other days I feel like I don't have anything important or interesting to say. But it's important to keep writing! I like your post today because it's nice to see that others feel the same way I do!

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