Today I realized that I have not blogged since NaNoWriMo ended. Not surprising, as I’ve hardly written since then either. NaNoWriMo burnt me out.
But now I’m back, and determined to stick with it this time! (I know, you’ve heard that before. But this time I mean it.) I’ve wanted to get back to the novel I started in November, but the task has been daunting. Until yesterday, when I happened upon this quote:
I’ve thought about first drafts in similar ways, but this metaphor puts the whole concept of the first draft into the perfect context. There’s no pressure if you’re thinking of it as the raw materials you will eventually use to create your masterpiece.
Now I just have to find the time to continue shoveling sand into a box…