Sunday, May 31, 2009

Incredible Days

I am so fired-up! I just finished the most productive four days! I got more writing done over the past four days than I have since I finished my book and started blogging. 3,ooo words. And, not one of them on a blog.

The best part is that half of it, roughly 1,500 words, is tightly edited and ready to go. The downside to that is, I had to stay from my blogs, website, and all my friends. Now what kind of trade-off is that!

At one point, I searched my saved files and flash-drive for unfinished pieces. I found this beautifully written, soul-stirring poem. As I finished reading the last line I thought, "Wow, this is nice. It's hard to believe I wrote that." Needless to say, that raised my resolve to write and my energy level 200 degrees.

Most of Wednesday and, all day Thursday, Friday, and Saturday I wrote. With that said and with so much accomplished, I am fired-up! Ready for tomorrow.


  1. Congratulations! Hope the writing continues to go so well :)

  2. go for it, you are on a roll.

  3. Wish I could say the same. :)

  4. those times are the BEST! May it continue...

  5. Good for you, Leona. I'm so happy for you. I'm getting fired up just reading your post.

  6. That's great! Writing time always makes me feel full of life, too.

    Lynnette Labelle

  7. Will you share your beautifully written, soul stirring poem with us? My soul could use a little stirring.

    Your enthusiasm is certainly something that reaches out and pulls me in. Wouldn't it be wonderful if this wild fire would spread and engulf a few more of us.

    You GO, girl! We're all happy for and proud of you!

  8. I understand this completely L ! I have found that once I am downstairs writing (i.e. away from my PC completely) I am in a totally different world. This is regardless of whether I'm typing or handwriting. I have had my most inspirational writing moments while away from my desktop. I think it was Gloria Steinem who said,"It's only when I'm writing that I don't feel like I should be doing something else."
    That's really it in a nutshell. I feel the same way.
    I've been spending a lot of time lately writing in my handwritten journal which I've kept since I was 15. I have quite a few blank books filled now. ; )
    The Castle Lady


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