Reading vs Writing: Priorities
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Reading VS Writing: Priorities

I have checked my progress in the Goodreads Reading Challenge 2018 and I am doing better than expected – much better. It also highlighted how much I read versus write. If I spent as much time writing as I do reading I could be 90% through my first draft rather than the challenge.

Reading versus writing
My progress in the Goodreads Reading Challenge 2018

 

It also highlights this in this tweet I have seen today

I have completed more hours for NaNoWriMo and now I have had a swift kick up the bum it’s time to do more writing and less reading. I must catch up and go beyond.

The only problem is I am a book addict and my new library stash is not helping my resolve. Is there a bookaholic anonymous?

Reading vs Writing: Priorities
Today’s library stash!

Happy writing and not reading!

Kate Kenzie's Blog

WIP update: 48,274

NaNoWriMo hours: 10

and Percy is still alive

 

8 thoughts on “Reading VS Writing: Priorities”

  1. If only there were a Bookaholics Anonymous, I would be signing up right there with you. You are doing so well though – look at your word count. That’s half a book right there! You’ll have the rest done in no time. xx

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  2. I too am not writing enough! My latest crochet project has taken me away from writing AND reading! Lol I need to get back on it, these books won’t write themselves! Hope you manage get more writing done too xx

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  3. Ahhh did you read my mind? Currently my goal is 200 a day with the hopes of being done with a full draft by my birthday next year. It’s so humbling to just put it all in Perspective like you have. I’ve definietly had my reading impose on my writing time!

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    1. Good luck. It is so hard to balance reading, and that annoying thing called life with writing but we will get there – she says looking longingly at a new library book itching to read it and just receiving 2 new books from NetGalley.

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