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August 30, 2010

Discipline–or lack thereof

I cannot write without imposed self-discipline. I have written more this summer than any other, thanks to 100words. I have written novels: five complete, one attempted, thanks to National Novel Writing Month. I have written partial stories, chapters during EMWP. I have attempted to revise one of my novels, thanks to retreat weekends. I just can’t do it on my own. Yet I can sit and play solitaire, Mahjong tiles, or read and write email for hours on end. I can read for hours. But I cannot write. I wish I could make that mental shift