How do you make time for writing in the summer?
I know, I know… summertime is supposed to be that exquisite breath of freedom we waited for all winter. Through grey days of rain, sleet and snow we bemoaned SAD syndrome and blamed work, school, community, church and family commitments for our lack of writing time.
“When summer arrives, I’ll have more time and energy for writing.”
Well, guess what? summer is here, and a graphic from the Environment Canada Weather Office says we can count on sunshine and heat for at least the next week. So how did I spend my first hot day? Not writing. I sat out on the deck with my daughter-in-law, read a bit, talked lots, and watched the little one playing in her paddle pool. But I didn’t write.
That’s the trouble with summertime. In many cases schedules become non-existent and the things we normally would be disciplined about, slip through the inverted time…
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