In case you’re wondering what this Thoughts over tea thing is, allow me to explain: it’s a new series of entries, literally written over a cuppa (sometimes herbals or coffee, though). When the beverage runs out, the writing stops and switches to prompt editing. Nothing is drafted beforehand. The reason why I came up with Thoughts is that I needed to get myself back in the habit of writing non-fiction, and it had to be something loose and free and changeable, something very easy to do and get over with. Something that would still be fun and wouldn’t feel like a chore.
I’m not saying that writing should always be fun. It isn’t. That’s a fact. If you write a lot, there are going to be days and weeks and sometimes months when it’s a real pain in the backside. However, it’s also okay to have something fun to write. For some people, it’s ficlets or poetry, for me it could be small slices of life or just, like a I named, thoughts. I do write fiction daily, too, but it’s very on the spot and often non-edited, written for the sake of the story and not so much for the writing itself, so I thought it’d be justifiable to get a bit deeper, especially as non-fiction is my main focus on writing.
Anyway, that’s about it with the Thoughts. Have you come up with any solutions to keep you going when you really don’t feel like it?