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I don’t want to write

It’s good for me. That’s why I do it.

But today, I’m feeling drained and spent since I’ve been working obsessively on my book. I’m trying to decide which quotes fit which chapters and I’m wrestling with which songs to include and which ones to leave out. I think I got it figured out. It’s so hard to decide what to leave out.

But I’m liking the flow of it now. That’s a big one.  My goal is to finish it to the point I feel good about sending it to my first reader this month.

Almost there.

I think I need to sleep on some of the decisions. Then I need to write the query and something else (I am too tired to remember what it’s called) and choose publishers. Then wait for all the rejection letters! I have lots of experience with that having lost most of the grants to which we’ve applied. OK, that’s a little bitter. Forgive me.

I feel really good about it now which will give in to some self doubt at times but I’m not going to let my brain drag me there and leave me.

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked mental health speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational mental health keynotes, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, anxiety, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

4 thoughts on “I don’t want to write”

  1. You’ve got this! A mission won’t be stopped and you are certainly on one! Hang in there… ❤️

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