I usually schedule my IWSG posts atleast a couple of days before. But as I completely forgot about the May 2nd IWSG post, it’s a last minute one. I think I’m still in April mode. The fifth IWSG of 2018 has knocked on our doors. IWSG (Insecure Writers Support Group) is an online community of writers, posting on the first Wednesday of the month. Our posts are about our writing-related issues and our writing experiences.Visit the IWSG website for the amazing posts.
Ninja Captain Alex J Cavanaugh (author of the Amazon Bestsellers: CassaStar, CassaStorm, CassaFire and Dragon of the Stars) had this wonderful idea of starting IWSG, where we writers can let off all our writing-related steam, in a holistic and healthy way, thereby getting rid of our fears and worries. Writers are so susceptible to anxiety and stress-related issues, that IWSG comes as a wonderful therapy.
I heard doctors all over the world are hunting for Alex, who has cheated them of many patients. Have no fear Alex, no one can touch you or harm you, we all are your bodyguards.
May 2 question - It’s spring! Does this season inspire you to write more than others, or not?
I don’t think Spring inspires me to write more than the other seasons. Nowadays I make it a point to write every day, inspite of the seasons, and irrespective of the time of the day and whether it is weekends or weekdays. Earlier, I would write till evening, reserving the late evenings and nights for reading, but nowadays I write throughout the day and even during the nights and weekends. I think I’m getting more disciplined and committed to writing in this phase of my life.
Looking forward to reading your posts.
P.S. Due to work pressure I’m just posting on IWSG days.
IWSG Therapy? Sign me up--oh, wait. I am:) I agree that anytime of the year we should be writing/editing/getting those words on paper, er, laptops!ReplyDelete
Thank you! Good to know the Ninja Army has my back.ReplyDelete
Sorry work is taking so much time but glad you are still writing through it.
I write every day as well, or nearly every day at least (Tuesdays are tough for me). But I still look forward to writing in the Spring. I can take my work outside, or at least I can write with the windows open, which is very refreshing.ReplyDelete
Good for you for being more committed and disciplined!ReplyDelete
Congrats on being more disciplined with your writing :-)ReplyDelete
Ronel visiting on Insecure Writer's Support Group day: Autumn Decisions
I love that part about doctors hunting for Alex :-) When you're working, it can be hard to find time for blogging and other stuff. Cheers - EllenReplyDelete
The IWSG and writing are both therapy!ReplyDelete
Good for you for writing every day! That is a great habit.ReplyDelete
You're definitely right that we should make it a point to write every day. Always trying for that.ReplyDelete
With the seasons, it seems that my writing focus changes slightly, but I keep on writing.ReplyDelete
So many writers are now posting only on the first Wednesday of the month. Blogging takes a lot of time, so it makes sense to do it when it has the most effect and takes less time. I'm glad you're still posting once a month in spite of your job load.ReplyDelete
Way to stick to it. When revising I let almost everything slide. :-)ReplyDelete
Anna from elements of emaginette
I think I'm in April mode still too. Wishing for a few more of those April showers though. I also write when the mood hits me. Lately I've been doing some research to enhance mutant abilities in my characters for a new story I'm working on. Novella, hopefully. That's writing, right?ReplyDelete
Have a great month Rachna.
Yeah, spring gets me out into the garden, and less writing probably. But it's all good:)ReplyDelete
Sounds like you are totally motivated to write. That's awesome how disciplined you are.ReplyDelete
That's great that you write not only every day, but for so much of the day, Rachna! Hats off to you. I get into that mode when I'm riding a wive and progressing on a WIP, but I have troughs when I don't do a lot of writing. I'm not particularly affected by the season.ReplyDelete
It takes discipline to write every day. Good for you. I need to do that. Spring fever has hit here in the Midwest. We've had a rough winter. I read a book on the deck yesterday. Oh, glorious sunshine, I've missed you!ReplyDelete
I do the same, Rachna. My hours can be irregular if there is a massive family crisis (as there was in April) but I still work. Good to know I'm not slogging alone on those lonely Saturday nights.ReplyDelete
You're right – IWSG is great therapy. Just knowing we're not alone and our anxieties are actually fairly normal (for writers!) can help a lot.ReplyDelete
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Hi, Rachna.... HAHA... LOVE that doctors are hunting down Alex.... Too funny!ReplyDelete
Glad to hear you are so disciplined with your writing... wish I was. HA. Even with my new project which is a fun and crazy romp through life, it's still WORK! I have an anxiety ridden daughter who will not leave me alone about her memoir about her mother. GEEZ.... I think she needs to read some of these posts. LOL You think she was doing the writing.
Congrats on writing every day! That's great discipline.
I started off the year writing every day for the 100words100days challenge. There were days when it was really difficult, but I pushed through.
I hope to get back to that 'everyday writing state of mind'... maybe sometime in June/July.