How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 58

iStock_000013629810XSmall-330THE PURPOSE OF PROCRASTINATION?

It feels like procrastination, but perhaps it isn’t…and if it is procrastination, then maybe it’s necessary. I find that there are a number of tasks I perform in the morning which must get done–coffee, dog feeding, breakfast, newspaper editorials, cat litter, bed-making, stretching exercises…perhaps one or two more. They are always the same, and usually in the same order. Then I kind of meander into my writing room and delve in. It’s as if there has to be some order in the world I leave behind, in order to delve into the disorder of a manuscript. There is also a meditative quality to performing these tasks. Or–am I rationalizing what is essentially…procrastination?

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