I guess we’re exactly where we need to be: Collecting debt, patrolling property, pushing produce, hitting publish — somehow still moving; progressing.
Whatever it is that I don’t want to do, I do.
And I do it so often that I’m not entirely sure that I don’t want to do it.
All I can think of is this one thing. I know if I return to it, it will be difficult to escape.
Writing benefits most from focused thinking, because writing is organized thought. The less clutter to rob you from working, the more work gets done.
If you could remain focused for a long stretch of time, say from 8 AM to 5 PM, how much would you accomplish? How much further down the checklist would you be? Would there even be a checklist anymore?