The Good, The Bad, and The Quirky Facebook fun time with friends.
Here's another great question, this one from J. L. Campbell:
You inspire me in terms of your edits and the fact that you go to ground when you're in editing mode. How do you stay motivated to shut off the world and do what you have to do. I'm asking this from the perspective of a writer who's easily distracted.
Here's my answer:
Honestly, I have know (that should be NO lol!!!) true idea of the how behind doing it. I chat for a second with my Chipmunk so she can understand what Mommy is about to do for a few days then I turn my focus to my edits, though not to the complete exclusion of everything else. Sometimes, a slight interruption can be an inspiration for an edit-road-block
Here's the thing, if any of you had a chance to check out my IWSG post, then you also know Chipmunk and I reached a crossroads where having more of this kind of communication with her became much more vital to maintaining my publishing direction. Having her understand what I'm doing when I get in "tunnel vision" mode is extremely important to my ability to focus and to our relationship as mother and daughter.
So for you, what do you do to help with getting in "editing mode?"