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yeah, this really sounds like I enjoy it, doesn't it - Idiot Control Now
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yeah, this really sounds like I enjoy it, doesn't it
All right, I've got two things started, and I'm going to force myself to finish one of them by Friday.

One's actually an ooooold one I started like a year ago but haven't been able to wrap up. The other's an old prompt that I finally figured out why it wasn't working--my characters are too isolated, and I needed to do something more like Hopeless. The dynamics get stale if there's no one else for them to play off of.

It's hard to get excited about either of them, though. I don't know if it's just that I'm in a rut or that losing my readership has affected my motivation more than I thought. I always say I write for myself, and I do, but it's not as much fun sometimes.

Current Mood: frustrated frustrated
Current Music: red light--jonny lang

2 pathetic excuses or justify your existence
sakuracorr From: sakuracorr Date: April 3rd, 2010 05:09 pm (UTC) (Link)
I've been struggling with that last one a lot, and though I write for myself, the thought someone else will enjoy it makes it so much easier to find the motivation to finish when the work gets hard or boring.
mellowcandle From: mellowcandle Date: April 3rd, 2010 10:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
It really does. I have a hard time getting motivated when in the back of my head, all I hear is "who cares, no one's going to read this anyway."
2 pathetic excuses or justify your existence