Have you ever struggled with getting something done?
I could receive a crown for procrastinating especially when it comes to the latest book I’ve been writing and I got so frustrated today that I had to check in with a close friend. She’s writing her first book and we have this way of texting each other best wishes. So, when I shared my struggle she said “Just write a little every day.”
Well, I tried to do just that but it’s not helping!
So, what do you do when you seek advice but are not content or willing to try out the advice given?
I’ll admit that to some extent, my frustration lies in my expectation of a perfect script. A story that’s so seamless and entertaining that’ll leave the reader swooning and talking about it for years to come. It therefore follows that everything I do now with this kind of expectation is bound to fall short and that adds onto my frustration.
As I ponder of this dark cloud that I’ve refused to let go of, I figured why not look back at my April goals and share what I have been up to the past few days?
- I made it to Nairobi and was there just in time for the celebration of #YALIat2000 held at Kenyatta University.
While in the capital city, I also treated myself to three of my favorite things: bookmarks, books and earrings.
- These two lovely notebooks are gifts from my insightful sister who knows that stationery is my kryptonite! She got them at a new store called Miniso 🙂
I have to work on my impatience with this script and the only way I know how to do this is by venting my anger on paper- or by starting another script, but doing the latter would cost me time and probably make me lose focus on this current script.
I’ll mull over it for an hour or so, but all in all, I can’t wait to cozy up to this book: