Monday, August 31, 2009
Shame on me. It has been over a month since my last update. The true nemesis of the writer is every writer's day job. I admit for the past month I have been a slave to mine and only found reward in the paycheck received at the end of each week. The real life reminder of what I am working towards one day with my writing - money! But of course there are tons of mental, mind stimulating satisfactions to feed my gratification appetite until that day arrives. However, what is the best way to combat a rising up in the day job duties? The setting aside of time is the most common and obvious answer. Yet, that does not always prevail when the day job is taking up more than its set aside time physically and mentally. Hence the silence. It reflects very ill on my dedication to live the writer's lifestlye. I can only be glad the busy season at work last at most one month and not months. Now I must gather all my unfinished threads and begin again down the path of a successful writer. With some of my motivation lost I spent the day reading the last book of my summer reading list, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera. Though not as promising as I originally expected I am enjoying it as a different take on the concept to laugh and forget. Look for a review soon on my main page www.brittanyturski.com. Having actually reached the end of my summer reading list I hope I am reinspired to aggressively chase after the other goals I began about a month ago. I will do better to keep you updated on that progress and check my day job back into balance.