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The Excitement of Writing....Again!
I'm currently absorbed in a writing project once again and it feels so good to be back, to be so into something that I lose track of time and just write for hours on end, ignoring the painful grumbling in my stomach from not eating all day, because food doesn't matter, it comes second to writing; what's most important is getting the words out of my head -- so maybe they won't bug me as much! constantly flitting around restlessly in my brain! refusing to be ignored until they're a concrete thing on a page! -- and onto the paper (or, in this case, the Word document). I'm constantly on the verge of flipping open my laptop to type type type away when I should be taking a break from it, but whenever I take a break from it my mind can't sit still, there's a constant nagging, (and eventually a headache)....but then I get back to writing again and I'm sucked in and there is nothing else. Then on bad days I look over my work and cringe, only to confront changes that need to be made, so I make them, sometimes faltering or struggling...or ripping my hair out of my skull in chunks...but then, it comes to me, magically, brilliantly, just when I think I have no choice but to give up, it flows right out onto the page, and I remember once again why I love writing.
So goes the cycle...