“I wanted to remove my gender so it couldn’t be weaponized against me.”
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“Instructions for living a life:
Pay attention, be astonished, tell about it.”
– Mary Oliver
It seems to me that creative or artistic development has intimate links with self-development.
To the degree that I am not writing and painting, I am not being with myself. (Cue the distinction between be-ing and do-ing). I spend a certain amount of time resisting my own muse by doing. I dunno why.
The upshot is I am often not a human being, I’m a human doing. I run around Getting Thing Done ™- things that I don’t actually want to do, things that probably don’t matter, things that get me nothing and waste the ‘good’ hours of the day.
So I read this and found things in there I liked, including this remark:
You always start with where you are and work from there no matter what stage you’re at or how much work you’ve already done
I think this is as close as I am going to get to a New Years resolution- Chloe, start where you are.
Nothing whatever to do with writing, but it’s my time-waster of the day:
Hello 2016! This year DWSG will publish on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Something to think about:
“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious” – Carl Jung
DWSG will be on hiatus until the sometime in the new year. See you in 2016.
Starting next week DWSG will publish 2 times per week instead of 5.
Some advice on how to maintain one’s writing routine over the holidays.
Final NaNoWriMo 2015 Word Count (opens a new tab)