Stalled

I seem to be stalled in my writing.  Not that I write anything necessarily profound, but I have felt that my posts as of late, have been lacking, uninspired, blah.  Nothing seems to spark me.  The weekly prompts I participate in, the daily prompts, nothing seems to grab me.

With this in mind, I’ve decided to do one of those “Post-A-Day” things.

This has worked for me in the past and I guess it’s time to do it again.  I think that most people find it to be true that the longer you are away from writing the less inspired you are to write.  For me, if I push myself to write every day, even if it’s crap, eventually the juices start flowing and I’m back in the pink again.

So here’s your warning:  For the next 30 days, I am going to post Something everyday. I say that this is a warning because the last time that I did this, believe me, those 30-some posts were NOT my best work.

For those of you that follow my blog on a regular basis, I apologize.  What you are about to see here will most likely be a whole lot of junk, crap, shinola and garbage.

I hope that this exercise will put me back in good writing form.  Wish me luck my dear friends and I thank you in advance for your patience.

(C) 2018 Penny Wilson

About Penny Wilson Writes

I am a freelance writer that writes in several genres. I've had a successful blog with a growing and loyal following for more than 5 years. I've written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com, and WOW Women on Writing. My poetry has been published on Ariel Chart, a monthly online Journal and Spill Words Press. I'm currently working on my first novel. You can find more of my writings on my blog at: https://pennywilsonwrites.com/ and follow me on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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30 Responses to Stalled

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  2. The more you write, the better your writing becomes. I, for one, have not found your writing to be crap.

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  3. Honey, you can’t have wheat without chaff. It will be fascinating to see your work ‘in the raw’ as it were. Keep writing and you’ll regain your spark!

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  4. Michael says:

    Looking forward to it penny let’s see what’s in that head of yours

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  5. I’ll be the voice of contrast here and suggest that if pushing yourself to write everyday doesn’t get you out of your funk, consider taking a week, fortnight or month off writing altogether. I took about 5 months off (albeit unintentionally) but it helped me get my mojo back.

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  6. I have great confidence in you

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  7. WaltPage says:

    In my humble opinion much of what I see posted is so darn serious and not entertaining. I look forward to reading your junk, crap, shinola and garbage. Perhaps we all need to lighten up and write some junk and crap and have fun with it. ☺💜

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  8. Hey use this exercise to help your writing! That’s what matters!

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  9. Michael says:

    I find writing an exciting process but there are days when my mind has nothing to offer so I don’t write for fear of aggravating my own distaste over what I might compose. But if you find your creative juices begin flowing then go for it…..sometimes I think we have to stretch our imaginations and write something outlandish just to free up our imaginations. Then again you could say I do that far too regularly…. 🙂
    Good luck with it all, and I hope you begin to feel good about what you are writing.

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  10. All the best Penny.We all need that little shove and push sometimes.

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  11. Good idea–and good luck!

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  12. It’s all about pen-to-paper, I hope this helps you become a little less stuck! I’ve been struggling a little with my creative work this week, too.

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