What you need is a mental toughness, perseverance and a gritty determination to succeed at whatever writing project you're working on, and mental toughness is like willpower, and self-regulation, its something that takes practise and grows stronger with use, but it can also be totally exhausting.
To write, you have to first create and visualise things in your mind, and I've really enjoyed writing everyday for this challenge, however, alongside it I've been trying to keep up with the novel, which has been almost impossible. Now, I'm tired. I need to rest a while, and then come back full of enthusiasm and renewed energy.
I'll be spending the rest of this year getting the novel finished. I feel optimistic, and I'm learning I need to take a chance with my writing, otherwise nothing will ever change. I'm applying the three C's of life rules, choices, chances and changes. You need to make a choice to take a chance, or life will never change. Its simple really. Do what feels right!
This post is supposed to be about zest, and it is! I have great enthusiasm and energy, and excitement about what the future holds. And my new mantra, which I am going to put up on my screen is...