Well at least this is what my writing life feels like.
All the pieces are there, or so I’m hoping, but putting them together in a recognisable pattern seems beyond me.
Lately when I pick up a piece it’s blank! I hope when I turn the blank ones over there’s a picture on the other side which fits into the others… somewhere, but lately the picture is either blurred or indistinguishable.
Maybe I need new glasses. Not rose coloured glasses. I’m a little too much of a realist for that. Come to think about it, maybe I need a pair just occasionally.
I’ve lost the picture for my jigsaw. As any jigsaw enthusiast will tell you that may be a problem or it may be just an extra level of challenge. Let’s say I’m challenged. Yeah, that sounds about right.
The good news is that I have ten days off work coming up soon. I’ll be turning over all the blank pieces of the puzzle hoping to find that picture. I plan on reclaiming my office and setting my goals for the next year. Yes, that’s right, goals rather than New Year’s Resolutions.
The good news is that I’ve written a post! After being MIA for a while, that feels good. Damn good. Thanks very much to those who have read this far. I promise I’ll try hard to put that picture together and, like a stubborn-almost-to-the-point-of-masochism jigsaw enthusiast, I’ll get there. I promise.
Don’t ask me to define “there” just yet but the picture is a work in progress. A stunning jigsaw-worthy scene. I just start with the edge pieces, define the boundaries then look at each piece carefully and put it together, piece by piece.
We are a good pair! I have heaps of ideas and no ability to write! I can read and study! Lol we’ll have to get our heads together sometime! Look forward to your next piece!! 😘💖
Zoe Younger said:
Can you see what you just did? You proved yourself wrong. You just wrote a lovely comment. You only need practice, Lois. Plenty practice, keep writing. The beauty about writing is that you don’t have to get it right the first time. Just write and when needed, edit. Simple. You can’t edit a blank page.