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(Lame) Excuses

[None of the writing projects I’ve been working on lately are in good enough shape yet to go on the blog, so I thought I’d post something I wrote a while back (January 25, 2006) in the interest of having something fresh for anyone who might be keeping an eye on the site. This piece has been well received by most of the writers with whom I’ve shared it.]

Why I don’t spend more time writing:

  • Because it’s too hard to do anything when I first get out of bed in the morning, and then I’m too busy for the rest of the day.
  • Because by the time I’m winding down after all of the day’s activities, I’m too tired.
  • Because even though there’s nothing (whatsoever) worth watching on television, I park myself in front of the TV for at least five or six hours a week.
  • Because I’m too busy trying to get laid.
  • Because even though I’m thoroughly bored with my ordinary work, while I’m doing that work, I know what I’m supposed to be doing. …more