The object of this piece of work is to write for fifteen minutes on the sad procrastination that leads to a sort of writer's block that demands perfection. This leads to the reaction where nothing seems to be accomplished as perfection is sought. This is not something I generally struggle with in any way, shape or form. I thought however, I would try the time limited exercise for fun with a keen interest in what comes out of my subconscious during the fifteen minutes at the keyboard.
My personal form of procrastination seems to revolve around selecting which sort of area I intend to work with at any particular time. I am a great fan of answering flash fiction prompts and I will usually get to work on a prompt or something I have downloaded from the net. I am also in the throes of writing a book and I feel this is one area I do like to get exactly right, or almost perfect. I don’t think I am a perfectionist as far as this is concerned though, all the written advice seems to suggest that the best way to get perfection here is to engage a proofreader.
I seem to be able to get my best writing done at a particular time of day however, sadly I think this points to my being a slave to ritual rather than signs of perfectionism. I doubt if I shall publish this in the comments section as it is too common-sensical.
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