I’ve been in need of some motivation lately. I have a lot of projects sitting barely started or half-finished (and I mean a lot), and I desperately need a push to get a few of them completed. So when I saw about JuNoWriMo a couple of days ago, I… not so much leapt at the chance as I dipped a toe in its vague direction. I don’t historically have a lot of luck with extracurricular NaNo experiences (and I’m increasingly struggling with the main NaNoWriMo event due to the complete absence of uninterrupted writing time I get) so I’m a little wary of this.
But at the same time, a kick up the backside to get Singer/Songwriter finished (and maybe even titled, who knows? certainly not me) would be a great help. It’s not like Blake and Marcus aren’t trying to progress through the plot without me or anything… (No, really. They’re getting further through the book than I am. This might help? But it probably won’t.)
So here I am, announcing with a certain degree of trepidation that I’m taking part in JuNoWriMo. Feel free to ask me how my writing is going (my comments are always open; empty – seriously, even the spam bots have given up – but open), and feel equally free to yell at me if I’m not making progress.
After neglecting my poor bullet journal for a few months, a sudden burst of energy came over me and I actually managed to produce this month’s pages!
I’d actually intended to use this theme for one of the previous month’s filler pages (since it’s been a while since I last did it… so much for it being able to help my ADHD!) but I started doodling it on the month page without thinking, then it kind of ran away with me.
Why pink? Good question. It’s because just over six months ago, I selected all my colours for each month on my year-at-a-glance page. It seemed like a smart idea at the time.
There’s June, looking all… pink. Handily, I have some Tombow ABT pens that match up almost perfectly with the Zebra Mildliners I created that spread with, so that worked out quite well in terms of colour range.
It’s only simple this month, because I don’t think I’m going to be needing a weekly planner, all things considered. I might add something more writing-related than my usual tracker though, since it’s JuNoWriMo and I’ll be using it to try to make a serious dent in my Singer/Songwriter story. Maybe even find a title, who knows?
…Of course, I’d have started making that dent if I hadn’t spent a couple of hours working on this. I had intended to do this yesterday, but life does like to get in the way a lot for someone who barely gets to leave the house.
If anyone has any great ideas for writing-related spreads I’d love to see them. Failing that (since I know it’s all crickets round here), if I find any good ones I’ll edit this and add them for future reference.