Recently, I know that I have been shocking at the whole blogging thing. But actually, it’s not just the blog that is suffering right now, it all my writing endeavours. Except dreaming up new storylines – I still seem to be good at that!
There has been much going on in my life recently that is distracting the crap out of me, and I just can’t seem to gather one clear thought together. Everything is scattered about and most of the time I feel as though I am scrambling around trying to find pieces of clarity amongst the mess.
But I know that this will pass. That is one of the reasons why I am taking a forced break from writing. This is so I can let my head clear from whatever fog has formed around it, and to see clearly once again on the other side.
This has happened to me before, but never for such an extended period. And when it does happen, I feel completely unstuck from everything. Some people call this writers block. I’ve always called it ‘middle-book blues’.
However, this time I’m not so much in the middle of a book. I’m in the middle of writing a series, and I am literally pages away from finishing the second book. But for the last five weeks or so, I have been at a loss of what to do with the ending. I just simply cannot decide.
I have been thinking that perhaps I should just start writing a bunch of alternate endings, and putting a poll out for people to vote for their favourite. Only, I know that would take too long and I really need to start writing the third and final installment shortly. I have set myself a deadline to get this trilogy finished, and I plan on sticking to it.
So there you have it. I am a little unstuck from my writing at the moment. I know I have been on ‘radio silent’ on my blog for a while now… But I will try to be better. (You would not believe how many blog posts I have written over the past five weeks that are partials, unfinished, unclear, and randomly all over the place.)
Ah well, that’s life, and this is where I am at.