So I basically suck at blogging.
If you found this blog when I started it last summer, then you may have noticed that I went from posting almost daily to being almost eerily silent. You may have also noticed that I’ve occasionally changed a background or something, but haven’t bothered to even post a quick “hey y’all, how’s it goin’?” since November .
Of course, it’s more likely that you barely noticed I’ve been gone at all – much like the tabs on my page that I just discovered disappeared at some point during my tinkering.
Oh, before I forget…
Hey y’all! How’s it goin’?
And now back to our regularly scheduled blog post…
No excuses, no reason, I’m just failing at being a blogger.
It’s not for lack of trying, or for lack of something to say. (I’ve always got something to say!) It’s just that I can’t stay focused on writing a post. I start, then stop to browse other themes, then start on a completely different post, then move on to whatever in my real life requires me.
The number of unfinished drafts I have saved on my laptop is actually a little embarrassing.
But it’s not just blogging. I’m really starting to think I may be failing at life in general. (Yep, that’s right — you get a grade for this life thing.)
So let’s start with the last thing I posted about… NaNoWriMo.
I won! YAY! I didn’t fail at writing a novel in 30 days! I’m so amazing…
After finishing the first draft of my novel in November, I tucked it safely away in it’s little Scrivener folder and moved on to my next
Much like this blog, I’ve visited my NaNo novel many times and even done some editing here and there… but that’s as far as it’s gone. At this rate, it might be ready for a first reader somewhere around the year 2040.
So “F” number #1 goes to… failing miserably as a novelist.
Let’s move on to “F” number #2, shall we… Continue reading