Everybody needs a break. Parents need a break from their kids, hubbies need a break from their wives and writers need a break from writing. At least that’s what I thought when life got uber busy two months ago.
Yet what I’ve realized is that even a break needs a break sometimes.
THINGS I’VE LEARNED ON BLOG-CATION
- I function much better as a writer when I write. Seriously, blogging opens the door to my creativity. Without my daily posting, I’ve been more inclined to sit on my butt and let time go by while I ponder the written word. When I try to write, it takes way longer to get in the groove than it did when I was blogging daily.
- I miss my blogging friends who have most likely moved on to other blogging friends, maybe even gotten married and had cyber babies in my absence.
- Blogging lets me be me. I have so many other hats to wear in a day that I have lost track of who I am and where I want to go in life. Blogging kept me focused on my writing and helped me balance my time. Or at least I felt more balanced. Being self-centered has taken on a new meaning.
- I’m all shades of lazy when I don’t blog. My mind, that is. My brain feels lethargic and slower than a slush pile on a busy agent’s desk. I’m afraid if I don’t use it, I really will lose it.
- I’ve also realized that once I stepped out of the writer’s closet (blogging every day) it is impossible to go back in and shut the door. I hate how isolated I feel without my connection to other writers in the blogosphere.
So, I guess I’m saying it’s time to come back. I’m taking a break from my break and getting my writing hiney back into the chair and my fingers back to the key board.
Five, four, three, two, one…
It’s go time.