The art of procrastination

I've been a procrastinator from way back. I write a list as long as my arm of all the things I need to do, and pick of the easier to do first, often leaving what most needs to be done until the end. Even writing this is really just another form of procrastination. I'm not … Continue reading The art of procrastination

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Why procrastination can be helpful

After a two days slogging at the editing, my mind has started to wander. One of the difficulties of being left home alone to edit over half of my manuscript for a number of days is the distractions. I've started thinking about all the things I could do in the house: what needs to be … Continue reading Why procrastination can be helpful

Procrastinatory Disease

Conditions are perfect - heater is ramped up to keep-me-toasty, oil burner is warming make-me-concentrate, stereo is blaring best-beats-for-study - yet I am distracted. Is it that creepy little migraine that snuck in during the night that I can't seem to beat away with a good stick of pain killer? Or is it the unwillingness … Continue reading Procrastinatory Disease