How many times have you said to yourself, “I should be doing … “
A) Something productive
B) Something lucrative
C) Something else
If you’re like me, you’ve said it many times. But what if there is no such thing as “should?” What happens when you realize it’s meaningless? Well, either you do what you need to or you don’t, but getting hung up on “should” is a waste of time.
So ride out the end of the year without guilt or shame or embarrassment about what you “should” be doing. Enjoy the moment, and if you write something wonderful, that’s great. And if you don’t open a document between now and Jan 6, remember that guilt is a wasted emotion, so save it for your characters.
Write soon, (but don’t beat yourself up about it if you don’t)
P.S. Have a wonderful holiday season!