Man, I haven’t written a thing in my blog all week.
Sometime, it’s just too much.
I had to do a review (actualy two reviews, but who’s counting?) for the newspaper I write for. Now, to tell you the truth, I am really happy that I write for this paper, although I have some feelings of ambivalence about it’s quality. Even so, I feel like my ambitions are still burning when I have this place I write for.
BUT IT WAS ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE to write the review. It’s not that hard to do, normally. I just have felt under so much pressure. I felt completely incapacitated, like I oculdn’t write One single word. A sentence was too much.
“What?” you, my dear reader may ask. “You’ve just popped out several paragraphs right now, without a single whiff of agony.”
Indeed. This blog has no pressure at all. No discipline is required. There are more kinds of writing than one.
I finally finished the review, and it was a scanty one. I said nice things, but i just couldn’t quite hit the 400 word mark.
Isn’t journalism supposed to be concise?
Yikes. Well, I did finish it, and I did get the main points across. Some times, even doing the things you love, takes more effort than you can muster. Now that I’ve finished it, maybe i can beat back some of the panic that seemed to be overtaking me about all the things I have to do.
I think I am looking forward to january already. I think some things will ease off. I sure hope so.
Well, I will get through it. I’ll be stronger for it too.