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Whatever part of my brain I access when I’m writing fiction, I cannot access when my kids are awake and present. I’m interrupted far too many times (in the course of these three paragraphs, I’ve had a discussion about “brain freeze” and “Ninjago Spinjitzu”). The noise of the television or computer totally distracts me. I’m constantly listening for a crash or bickering or something else that will require my attention. Continue reading
I have to say, I’m looking forward to school starting. I had hoped I’d be able to finish my current work in progress this summer, but I don’t think I was able to write for more than two days. I need to not be distracted when I write, and listening to boys play or interacting with my daughter, while wonderful, is distracting.
I’m also a schedule girl, and the relaxed environment during the summer time really messes with my writing chi. The structure of the school year really helps me stay on track and keep everything in order. Continue reading