It’s the first Wednesday of the month, so time for the ISWG!
Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been through the fire can offer assistance and guidance. It’s a safe haven for insecure writers of all kinds!
It’s fun! Join here: https://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/p/iwsg-sign-up.html
July 7 question – What would make you quit writing?
The only thing that could make me quit writing is if someone came up with a version of Extreme Meditation.* Extreme Meditation would give me the ability to make my brain quit thinking things like “Hey that would be a great name for a character,” or “Sure, you’re irritated now, but won’t this make a great story?”
But really, even if someone did come up with Extreme Meditating, I’d be much more likely to use it to make my brain leave me alone about things other than writing. No more obsessing about whether I bought the wrong house or if I talked too much in that one meeting. There are a lot of things to quit thinking about. Writing/being a writer would be way down on that list.
Peace and love!
*Philosophical question- is Extreme Meditation a paradox? I’m pretty sure it is. (Do you see what I’m dealing with here? While I’m writing, my brain is already thinking of other things to write about. Even meditating to the extreme probably can’t fix that.** I’m doomed to be a writer forever.***)
**Especially if I make ‘comma’ my mantra. “Commmmmaaaaa.”
***I don’t have a problem with this.
Leave a comment with your completely unhelpful mantra!