So, I did it again

2012-09-23 22:35:07 by Adam-Beilgard

I bit off more than I could chew and it bit me back. I had a new song lined up for Madness Day. I had a couple of flashes lined up for Madness Day (one was a resurrection from aught seven that I never finished). And I even had a lit piece ready for Madness Day.

Well, obviously I haven't submitted anything new in a while, here.

What can I say? I let myself get burned out, right after I let myself get excited about these new projects.

And it's not like this is the first time, either.

I really need to get better at time management, starting earlier, pacing myself, setting more realistic goals. Because when I don't - you get this.

A news post about what I HAVEN'T done.

I'm keeping this one up for a while - a reminder to me that every time I see it, it's because I let myself down.

I think I might just finish these projects, even if I submit them in the new year, at least they'll be done and I can move on. And I don't want to jinx anything or make any promises so I'm going to stop here.

Not with the self-loathing. That's going to last a while. Just the news post.

If you have a minute, check out the one thing I DID manage to get out (in time to be submitted in a nonexistent contest)

Madness [A Short Story]

There, I'm done being a pity-whore.

So, I did it again


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VicariousEVicariousE

2012-09-24 02:42:00

As an artist, there's no harder boss to work for than yourself.
On the plus side, the work will be exactly the way you want it to be. Pace yourself whilst in the windowless room; just remember, you're better than the equipment you work on.... just a little slower :)

Adam-Beilgard responds:

A lot slower, by my own measure, apparently. But thanks, this is still a learning moment - I'm going to take all I can from it and be better in the end.