I'm going to try to meet with my muse when my youngest takes his afternoon nap. She's still a little miffed by the definitive lack of work done last week. I did write the final installment of my serialized story last week, but a piece of fiction less than 1,000 words long wasn't enough to impress her. I know I need to do more, but holiday weeks are always strange that way.
For now I will outline my goals for the week. Hopefully going into our meeting with goals in hand will help appease Pleiades. If not, at least having them prepared should shorten deliberations.
I need to brainstorm ideas for my Friday flash fiction early in the week. I got so used to adding on to the same story that this is going to be a definite shift in gear for me. I will try to have ideas in hand and start writing it by Thursday morning at the latest.
I also must get back to my editing. When my editing is not going as planned and I feel like I can't achieve what I need to do, I will not give up in a huff and turn to episodes of Star Trek TNG on Netflix to make me feel better. Instead I will turn to one of my short story ideas I've been mulling over in my head. Failures on one project will only turn me temporarily to another. This way, I will at least be accomplishing something.
I will use social media to communicate, but not to distract. It's so easy to get lost in Facebook. This mustn't happen to me this week. I need to get back on track.
I will get back on track.
Now, I just need Pleiades to cooperate.
Hmmmmmmm . . . . . . . . .