Writing About Lost Words


On how I lost my writingWriting a 1000 words a day is no joke, and yesterday I wrote 2000. I was ecstatic, I was beyond happy.

I liked what I’d written after a long, long time.

When I started on my 1000 words today, I was stumbling, and finally ended up in the direction of 500. I realized torrential writing is not an everyday affair.

When I went to save it, I realized one more thing: I had not saved the 2000 words I wrote yesterday.

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10 thoughts on “Writing About Lost Words

  1. No, you won’t get the words back in those particular combinations. But they have fallen back inside you, like rain, nourishing rain. Something will grow out of them. I lose so many. I have to trust that.

  2. um, Kat, they are LOST. I tried re-writing them, but guess what, it came out all phony and lousy and not like what I wrote the first time.

    Good part is it has thrown me into writing with a vengeance!

  3. There’s a difference between not saving and lost…please say those 2,000 words aren’t LOST. Arrgghhhh….that kind of a thing is enough to throw me into writer’s block.

  4. 1000 is a lot of words. My USP is writing every day on one word that begins with the letter P – however much or little I have to say. Anything to keep me writing.

    Keep writing!

    Excellent notion! Maybe I will start a blog on a letter too:0)

  5. That would be enough to make me cry. Then again, too many tears aren’t a good thing either.
    Thanks for your visit/comment on my blog. I hope finding your comments will become a regular part of my daily 1000 words.
    Of course, my daily 1000 words are usually in the form of a photograph. As we all know, a picture is worth… :-)

    Thanks, Loft:)

    I would keep coming to your blogs, to see what else you can’t stop making other than beds!

    The way I am going, I shall go the picture way soon:)

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