We all procrastinate at some point. Some of us procrastinate a little, others procrastinate a lot. There's always a reason. But they're not reasons are they? They're excuses.
I've been procrastinating when it comes to my latest book. I wrote it OK. In fact I wrote it in record time and enjoyed every minute of it. But the whole editing it and finalising it bit has had me dancing around it giving
I think for me it's the fear factor. The responsibility of having to put out the perfect next book. Either that or I just don't like the editing bit.
I've used my mumager role, all the travel and other diversions as
I wrote it two months ago. The editor has made her changes. All I've got to do is fix it up, proof read it another few times, get it back to the editor for a final check and get it to the printer. The printer will give me a mock-up and we'll check it all again. Then we make any final changes and we hit "publish".
It's all very straight forward. It's a process I've been through many times before. This is the eighth book in the series after all.
I'm just procrastinating.
The reality is if I really wanted to get it done I would have by now.
We all procrastinate.
I procrastinate all the time when it comes to the housework.
I also procrastinate about exercise.
Procrastination is not conducive to positive forward movement. It definitely does not fit in with my words for the year "onward and upward".
It's Monday and today I will get back to my onward and upward mentality. Less procrastination and more action.
What about you?
What are you procrastinating about?
Are they valid reasons or just excuses?
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