or how about “Welcome to WalMart!”
Or maybe “We offer the cardigan in three colors: fuchsia, magenta and chartreuse.”
Oh, don’t mind me, I’m just trying out some phrases for a new job. Cuz this whole writing thing is getting on my last nerve!
Yeah, today hasn’t been the best day. But you have those.
Sometimes you have two.
Hell, sometimes you even have 12. And if you’re really “lucky,” you have them consecutively.
OK — so I haven’t had 12 bad writing days in a row, but this has not been a stellar week. I’m making progress toward my goals, but it’s slow.
I hate slow.
This life is hard. Writing is hard. Dealing with clients is hard. Waiting to get paid is hard.
But if it were easy, it probably wouldn’t be worth doing. (Oh, hush, Mom, I know…I KNOW!)
So, I’m going to whine a bit, eat something fattening, whine some more because I blew my diet, then probably drink some wine.
(No, wine is part of my diet. I’m a writer, remember?)
Then I’ll go back to being a writer, because, well…
I’m not asking anyone if they want fries, I’m more apt to ask people why the hell they’re at WalMart and I’d never in a million years own a fuchsia, magenta or chartreuse cardigan, let alone suggest someone buy one.
A bad day (or two or 12) working from home is better than a good day working for someone else. (So, I keep reminding myself.)
How do you deal with rough day(s) with work? What gets you through?