Gone Fishing

I have been struggling a lot with burnout this year. My word count has been shrinking each week and it has been taking me longer and longer to write my blog posts. The head start I had on them has been shrinking and it has been increasingly stressful to meet their deadlines. Last week I reached the point where I realised that meeting the deadlines for this week’s posts was going to involve some very unhealthy choices. So, I have decided to give myself a pass for this week. Scheduling will (at this stage) resume as usual next week.

Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean I’ll get a break. I’ll still be working hard behind the scenes to get things written. While it buys me a bit of breathing room, there’s still a need for long-term change. I’m not yet sure what that will look like but will let you know once I do.

In the meantime, if you’re craving blog posts to read I recommend delving back into the archives to check out my series Brewing Community in which I invite guests to share a bit about the communities they’re involved in and how these communities have enriched their lives. Alternatively, I recommend checking out my fellow Ditmar nominee Liz Barr’s series onStar Trek: Discovery whichis both entertaining and insightful. Or, if you’re looking for reviews, Gin Jenny at Reading the End recently took a look atChildren of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. Plusthe Skiffy and Fanty Show is always a treasure trove.

And you can always still find me on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Happy reading, everyone! I’ll see you back here next week.


One Response to Gone Fishing

  1. Jenny @ Reading the End March 18, 2018 at 11:53 am #

    EMBRACES, do whatever you need to, pal. You are and will remain THE BEST.

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