Friday, July 11, 2008

If Thou Art a Writer

"If thou Art a Writer"
Am I? I enjoy playing around with words. Writing, to me, resembles a jenga puzzle. The right word can help the process, the wrong word, well if you have ever played jenga you know what happens when you choose a incorrect piece. It "all comes tumbling down". I wrote a blog on the art of procrastination. Something I excel at when it comes to embarking on my career as a writer.
Its time to stop the crap, take pen to paper (or in my case fingers to keyboard) and start doing it. I will never know if I can do this thing if I never give myself a shot at it.
I have a quote, that I read every day, (yet have thus far not embraced as a way of life) by Henry David Thoreau. He writes:
If thou art a writer, write as if time were short, for indeed it is short at the longest.
In other words quit messing around and write!
I hearby challenge myself, on this 11th day of July in the year 2008, to a month long commitment of DAILY WRITING! AND it has to be for AT LEAST 1 HOUR. Just so I am making myself perfectly clear:



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