Sassyhacksaws

Musings on an English Degree

Tag: procrastination

Boss is Gone

Some days, when the boss is gone, I find it harder to concentrate than other days. It’s not everytime she’s gone, but it happens. Everytime she is gone, there’s a far more relaxed atmosphere. Just some days I don’t feel like working. She was gone all day today for some medical procedure. I knew this […]

I Never Was Good at the Processes of Writing

I really need to find the motivation to finish my novel draft and then start outlining my Peace Corps book. I just can’t and I keep coming up with excuses for “better” things to do. Somebody please help. For example, last month I wanted to write 30,000 words to finish my novel. I started and […]

7 Things I’m Awful At

I’m not perfect. You’re not perfect. These are things that people say but hardly think about, in my experience. I’ll tell you I’m not perfect but turn around and attempt something with my mind thinking that I am actually invincible. Here’s a list of seven things I’m actually quite awful at. Emptying theĀ Litter Box I’m […]

Extreme Measures Pay Off

I’m happy to report that it’s 3:30pm and I only just turned on my computer today. I woke up thinking that I’m going to write a certain amount before I’m allowed to open this Pandora’s box of procrastination. I set my goal at 10 pages or ~4,000 words. It took some time, as it should, […]

Starting Off Eventually

Today I learned that my running route is roughly 6.7 miles. How, you ask? I took out my old analog map and measured street by street. Then I added each street length together–I took the measurements in centimeters because I’ll be damned if I can find a standard ruler here–to get a total of 63.5cm. […]