The nine stages of trying NOT to write at work

Milly Schmidt nailed it with this one. I think she’s secretly watching me or something, LOL! Any “poor sods” out there with day jobs and write by night will appreciate this! Check out millyschmidt.com

The Cat's Write

If you’re a writer, undomesticated equines probably can’t stop you from writing wherever and whenever the tantalising desire strikes. It is a magnetic force that consumes you for a few minutes to a few days at a time, and it can strike randomly and without prejudice.

But, unfortunately… there is one thing that will try to stop you. It’s called your day job (if you’re a poor sod like me who has one). And no matter if you hate or love yours, the story remains roughly the same:

It’s 9am on a rainy Tuesday and you’re sitting at your desk at work typing up an important Report that must be sent to the boss ASAP, when a root begins to grow in your mind. And it’s a ferociously tenacious tentacle that is spreading like a weed. It takes you a minute or two before you realise what’s happened. The writing bug has just laid an egg in your…

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Pat Owens says:

    I laughed at the cat that tried to fly. funny stuff and cats are great at being examples.

    1. Yes! She did a great job. Funny cat videos are the best!!

    2. That’s probably one of my favs! My boyfriend actually showed it to me the other day (he knows I’m a bit crazy about cat gifs) and I was determined to fit it into my post no matter what hahah

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