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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Failing to meet weekly writing goals

Somehow I thought when I wrote my goals down on Monday that I would be able to make them happen.

Um....

Well, anyway, I'm not giving up just yet. There are still two days left in this week.

The truth is that I always forget that editing and writing are so different. When I'm writing, I can put on some music, tune things out, and hit that word goal. Sometimes it's a struggle but it's not impossible.

Editing? You need focus. You need concentration. You need not to have insomnia two nights running.

Next week is already shaping up to be unusually busy, so my hope of getting Wizard's Mischief: Flame through another full round of editing by the end of June is looking incredibly iffy. Can I edit and write at the same time in July? I'd rather not find out...