For a couple of years I've wanted to write more, but I haven't found a way to actually sit down and write. I think it's the fear of the blinking cursor on the blank page and my perfectionism that stops me - it's hard to get started, when you want to do it perfectly in the first attempt, but like with everything else, you can't just sit down and will yourself to be good at something. Hopefully this platform is a good way to get started and be consistent with practice so that I one day can give life to the characters in the short stories I have thought about for some time (it sounds bigger than it is, I have the shadowy outline of like two stories). It won't be perfect in the first try, but I think that's okay. I won't get any better if I never try! I also have to start writing my Master's thesis in February. The thought of the amount of text I will have to write for that is scary! I like to keep things short - even 300 words seem like a lot. More than 50 pages are way more text writing than I'm even close to comfortable with. I think it'll be tough. I have no idea what I will write about tomorrow or the day after that. I might write about what happened in 2018 and what I learned. It doesn't matter that no one will ever read it, I think the process of writing can be enough on its own. Maybe I'll give one of my short stories a try in a couple of weeks. Either way, just writing something every day will be a good challenge for me. If anyone read this far, I want to wish you a Happy New Year and I hope we can use each other to get closer to whatever goal we have for this new adventure.
1 year ago 🏆 for day 1, 2019 with 321 words.
My first text
I recently got a Master's degree in IT Product Design and I'm currently looking for my first job! ✨
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