Week 1: Stop Waiting for That Muse (2/365)

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New Year's Resolution #1: Write.

If you look closely, you can see a second one: Travel.

Resolution #2 here. Resolution blog post here.

scarletd, hblowers, and 2 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. katbaro 64 months ago | reply

    A good resolution. Mine is to create more things

  2. tsallam 64 months ago | reply

    Excellent resolution. The key truly is not waiting around for inspiration to hit, but practice practice practice. (She said, as she thinks of a gazillion things to do RATHER than write : )
    Seen next to a fellow photo of 365 Moments 2009. (?)

  3. swimparallel 64 months ago | reply

    I like that one.

    I'm still nervous about setting off on another big writing project - after the demise of my last one, I'm still a little gunshy. But it's definitely time to get back on that horse.

  4. doglington 64 months ago | reply

    NaBloPoMo (National Blog Posting Month) did that for me. Committing to posting each and every day meant I didn't leave so many good potential essays in my head. Of course, 90% was crap. But at least I got the good stuff down when it came.

  5. sazzy 64 months ago | reply

    good for you and a great photo to represent your goal!

  6. craft room 64 months ago | reply

    Swim: GO FOR IT! Great goal. I'm big on the goals. And this year - I am just growing them right out in front of me.
    I always feel inspired by a GOOD mechanical pencil, and a great note book, like yours. Keep us posted!

  7. auntsmack4u 64 months ago | reply

    sounds good! ..we are here to support you!

  8. Jim.jpg 64 months ago | reply

    writing is hard to do but the results are worth it later

  9. NicoleBPhotography 64 months ago | reply

    Two lovely resolutions :D!
    And a lovely journal to write in :)

    365 moments

  10. swimparallel 64 months ago | reply

    Thanks, everyone! :)

    I've been nervous about doing NaBloPoMo; I always feel like my blog posts completely miss the mark, and I'm not sure doing 30 of them in a month would make them any more on target. It's good to meet someone that it worked for.

    Haha, so do I. I do all of the actual writing on my laptop, but almost all of the plotting in notebooks, and a good pencil is absolutely essential. :)

    Thanks! This is my favorite journal in recent memory. I can't wait to take it with me on the next trip (hopefully in May!).

  11. NicoleBPhotography 64 months ago | reply

    Yeah for trips :D
    Ours are usually too stressfull to write. Talk about jumping through hoops. I'm glad when I can manage a few crappy snaps ;)

  12. John L. Newland 64 months ago | reply

    great shot and a very cool journal. my girl got me the most wonderful pen and a new journal for christmas ... it was, like, muse in a box. :-)

  13. swimparallel 64 months ago | reply

    I saw that journal - beautiful! I hope you have as much fun with it as I plan on having with mine. :)

  14. John L. Newland 64 months ago | reply

    hooray! and thank you! :-)

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  16. gurney11 26 months ago | reply

    Hi, just to let you know that I used this beautiful shoot for my article Travel Abroad - Traveling Tips and Advice Part 2 at greatstuff.hubpages.com/_gsgnup/hub/Travel-Abroad-Tips-an... Thanks for sharing.

  17. Sue_Neal 15 months ago | reply

    Hi there,

    Many thanks for sharing this great image - wanted to let you know I've used it for my latest blog post - all due credit given and link back here retained.

    Thank you!


  18. miakim777 4 months ago | reply

    Thanks for sharing this! I put this up at my blog with credits and a link back to you at: leteencafe.blogspot.com/2013/12/3-new-years-resolutions-t...

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