Ginny Wierhardt knows me well, though we have never met. This article by her is so about me and lots of others that I know.
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By Ginny Wiehardt, About.com Guide to Fiction Writing
No Distractions: New Year’s Resolutions Calling
So you’ve brought in the New Year, and you’ve recovered from bringing it in, and you’re ready to make good on your writing resolutions . . . but there’s a whole world of distractions out there (starting, of course, with this Web site). It’s a good day to revisit 52 Projects’ excellent “Not-to-Do List” (“Do not turn on the television. Do not clip your nails. Do not stare at your bald spot in the mirror and begin to calculate how much time your hair has left. Do not start catching up on the DVDs that have arrived from Netflix. . . . “) And then it’s really time to get offline and get to work.