Writing in the Zone

On Saturday I spent the day in my office at the university, because I have a lot of work to get done in the next few weeks, and I have a hard time staying focused and on-task when I’m taking care of Oscar.

In the past I might have spent as much as half the time doing nothing but reading forums, answering emails, paging through a magazine, taking breaks every half hour, etc.

However, since having Oscar I’ve come to appreciate how precious my time really is. As I drove to my office I switched off the radio and began thinking about a writing project that I’ve been in the middle of for a long time. I stayed in that mindset as I walked into my office and switched on the computer. I spent the next three hours writing nonstop. I rarely get “in the zone” like this, and when I do, it’s heaven.

If I spent more time writing and less time dreading it, I’d be a much happier person.

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6 thoughts on “Writing in the Zone

  1. I thoroughly enjoy the times I am “in the zone,” especially in the writing zone! Would you send some of that magic my way?

    I’m happy for you!

    And I loved your last line (before the sentence with my name in it, lol).


  2. Glad you got to spend some time in the zone. I want you to write more too because I seem to remember reading a story excerpt that I thoroughly enjoyed and I’d like to read more.


  3. I am visiting from Lori’s Perfect Moment Monday.

    I’m a writer too and LOVE it when I get in the zone. I’m smiling just thinking of your perfect moment!

    Thanks for sharing your Perfect Moment!


  4. Hi 🙂 thanks for stopping by my blog. I love yours!!

    I love that you were enjoying your writing on Sat. I love when I’m in a zone, even if it means I get the laundry done, and folded and I can still keep one eye on the twins and the Law&Order Rerun that’s on. LOL

    your perfect moment was wonderful to read. 🙂


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