Have you ever sat down to your computer or your binder paper and suddenly you have nothing to write. In fact, this goes on for several days. Nothing is coming to you. This is what we writers hate to have happen: Writer’s Block. Or the famine.
For whatever reason, all of our ideas have dried up like a lake that goes through a severe drought and dries all up. We want to write. We’ve scheduled our time out and yet here we sit.
This has happened with Mari’s website for me. If you take a look on the left hand side of the site where it show all the posts first broken down by year and then month. In the beginning you can see where my grief journey was. I was able to tell people about my journey as I went through it. Something you will start to notice is as time went by my posts would start to go further apart between postings. When I stop to think about it, at the time I didn’t want to bore people with the same things over and over again. I had to feel lead to write something and when I did I sat down, plucked away on my computer, and posted what I wrote.
You can always tell when we are approaching two of the most important dates in my life and how they have forever changed me: her birthday (December) and the day she went to be with Jesus (July). I have no doubt that as her 5 year mark gets closer it will once again get hard for me. But that’s okay. That is what this site is all about. It is about my grief journey but it has also turned into something that I still dedicate to my daughter and that is my writing.
So here I am. Over two months of doing what I set out to do and that is to write about a phrase or word and post it here. Sometimes it’s about my writing and others it is more about Mari. While others, like today, is a nice combination of both.
So I’ve been able to keep the famine at bay for the time being as my writing feast is underway.