at first, it was HARD. I had a bad class. I had definitely been practicing in a cooler spot.
but then, I did better. I creeped into an even hotter spot and went for it. I made myself focus. I had a good class.
Today, I set out to push myself even harder. I’d had a bad writing day–I wasn’t sure where my idea was going. I knew definitively that I didn’t know more than I knew. I was lost.
In class, the teacher said: How you work in here says a lot about how you work out there. He told us to stop making excuses. Physically….and mentally. He reminded us that we can talk ourselves into defeat.
I came home and stopped worrying about what I knew and what I didn’t. I just went for it. I took the strength I had in class and put it into my writing. It was a better day. A step forward. I still don’t know what I want to say in this book, but I reminded myself that I’d been here before….and that I could get there.