That’s how long I have left in this little break before getting back to my work. Depending how you read this blog, you may or may not notice that my web site has an all new design. I’m so happy with the crisp cleanliness of it, and having a new virtual environment. There are some little things I’ll be tweaking in the coming weeks to make sure it looks and works right, but basically I have entered the modern age.
I’m tired. Revision is like this:
You look at it awhile from a safe distance, in the abstract. “One day, and one day soon, I shall work on that.”
Then you start. “I will never finish this.”
*Crying break* / “I will never finish this” / *crying break* / “I can’t do it” / *crying break* / “Oh god why”
Then, one day, you turn a corner. “I am going to finish this!”
After that, there may be setbacks. “How could I have thought I was going to finish this?” (Bookmarked at the moment.)
Then, you look up one day, and you’re done. “I can’t believe it. I seriously. Can’t believe it.”
Then you take a break and pretend your work is finished, before it comes back to you, like a homing pigeon, and you go through the whole process again. Maybe several-ish times.
And when I say “you”, I mean “I”.