TASK: write 26 pages single-spaced totaling 2 1/2 chapters
FINAL COUNT: 5 single-spaced pages, totaling 1/2 a chapter
1) Writing for 75% of those 5 pages was worse than having my teeth pulled out without drugs. Every sentence came out wrong and I deleted it four times before I was reasonably satisfied. I've come to the conclusion every once in a while a
2) The following websites
a. www.mylifeisaverage.com a website of hilarious stories posted by average, everyday people. May seem like a snooze but check these out:
Example A: "Today, 2 guys approached me at a bar. The first guy bought me a drink and asked for my number. The second guy said "If you were a dementor, I'd become a criminal just to a get a kiss from you." Guess who I left the bar with? MLIA."
(Oh isn't it nice to think that there's a billionth of a chance I may have some random person reference something I've made up in my mind, written down, and then got a 5 book deal for?? Yes, yes it is.)
Example B: "Today, I was sitting in chemistry when suddenly the kid that sits next to me (and always sleeps through the entire class) sat up and yelled "zinc!" he then threw his pencil at the huge periodic table hanging on the wall then put his head back down. Upon further we were all just staring at the kid, until I looked up and saw his pencil..still stuck in the periodic table..right in the middle of zinc. My teacher thought it was amazing so we left the pencil there and took pictures and the kid slept through it all. Coolest kid EVER? I think so. MLIA ."
(if that's not amazing, I don't know what is.)
Really, this website stop was a necessity people. I mean, I get inspired by the fact people are constantly referencing authors like J.K. Rowling. AND I need to keep up to date with what happens in normal people's lives right?? I mean my characters need to be a little normal right?? Where else could I get that kind of info??? I mean...really, it's research and it's essential. (I know some of your are raising eyebrows, really, this is essential for me to be a
b. www.hulu.com how else can I catch up on my favorite TV shows when inspiration strikes and I have no way to not write. If inspiration comes your way you take it...and then play catch up with TV later right?? I mean, I can't not write because the new episode of SURVIVOR: HEROES VS. VILLIANS is starting?? And yet, I can't miss out on that. What could I talk to people in my classes about??? Class itself??? don't make me laugh.
c. www.facebook.com hello, just because I'm a writer, college student and person looking for a job doesn't mean I shouldn't have a social life right?? It's essential. I can't give up my farm on farville!! It'll all DIE. Do I want to be responsible for cyberplants dying? NOOOOOO!!! What kind of agriculture teacher would I be if I let my farm fail?? A bad one right? I agree.
laughter, giggling, enjoyment, entertainment, daydreaming, hilarity, inspiration, never getting anything done, laziness, EPIC FAILURES on challenges, deadlines passing without notice, failure of classes/occupation, stagnant relationships, believing in cyberanimals/plants/buildings/farms, uncontrollable urges to revisit, and have surrounding walls close in on you.
Should you experience any of these symptoms please do a self-evaluation of your life and make sure you're still living it. (and maybe consult a good friend and share with them
Any websites you like to frequent?? (warn me about them in the comments so I'll