A Watched Pot

Mom: What are you doing?

Me: Waiting.

Mom: Waiting for what?

Me: The pot to boil for the pasta.

Mom: You know a watched pot never boils right?

Me: How hungry are you?

Mom: hungry, why?

Me: Because if you aren’t starving I’m going to test that theory out.

Mom: I don’t know about you. You come up with the strangest stuff I’ve ever heard.

We both laugh… I never did test the watched pot theory out. I ended up standing next to the kitchen chair she was in and watched her play on her tablet and a few minutes later the water was boiling. Just to let you know the spaghetti was delicious!

Waiting

Ninja Writer

Well I’m officially a Ninja Writer! I’ve had a week of doing some thinking and surfing on the internet for things to keep my creativity going. And to make sure I do some writing everyday and keep my creativity flowing for NaNoWriMo next month (Holy Chapters, only 19 more days to go!). So I’m taking the Ninja Writer challenge of writing for a minimum of 10 minutes a day for 30 days. I know I’ll mostly write longer than that. It’s inevitable, I can’t write for just 10 minutes. I get lost in the words.

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Mindless Writing

Even with prompts I sometimes spend an entire day trying to figure out what to write with it. Poetry is not exactly something I’m practiced in and try to leave that to those who are better with prose than I am. I did get a new app on my phone for prompts. Between Daily Prompts on The Daily Post and the mobile app I thought I’d have plenty to keep the creativity flowing and keep the writers block at bay.

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Music and Writing

I really tried to sit and write without music this morning. I realize now that writing of any kind whether it’s fiction, creative or blogging I really can’t seem to focus without my playlists. I literally sit here staring at the screen, fingers hovered over the keyboard then then a sound grabs my attention and I’m off to figure out what it was and then an hour later forget what I was originally doing.

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