On Writing: productivity and inactivity

Funny and accurate! Where does the time go?

Seeking Words


The beginning of 2016 had me swinging between productivity and inactivity. Productive in completing errands that are (extremely) dull but necessary in order to live, and putting off tasks that are enjoyable (reading for pleasure, writing with purpose) but only possible in a dream world where all the aforementioned don’t exist.

In short, I have found life always gets in the way, ‘real work’ always takes priority- leaving very little time (or energy) to sit and write. I have convinced myself that there must be a time-guzzling monster out there with a personal vendetta against me.

It’s not that I’m ever short of ideas, I mean, have you ever tried meeting a university assignment deadline? It’s a crazy creative process, you produce theories and conclusions for everything APART from the actual assignment you are due to hand in. Creative writing 101 tips advise us to sit and write, get it out of…

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About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and say thank you for their encouragement and suggestions.
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5 Responses to On Writing: productivity and inactivity

  1. looneybitch says:

    enjoying reading these very much – thank you


  2. This was so introspective, yet speaks of important subjects that I believe we all face time and time again as our circumstances and insight change.

    Enjoyed very much. Thank you.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. leggypeggy says:

    Nice post. Life is supposed to get in the way. I blog when I can, but I’d rather be out doing things I’d like to blog about. Thanks for the follow on my blog. I find yours fascinating.

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