The weekly email with calls for songs arrived a few minutes ago — and I’ve already pitched a song in response to one listing. Man, it’s been a while since there’ve been any opportunities listed that match material we have demo’ed. It’s nice to be back in the game. The waiting game. That part I don’t so much love, but I guess it’s all part of the deal.

Speaking of waiting, I’ve been totally slacking about writing anything new since I started the new job. It’s always that way until I get my bearings in a new job, but I think I’ve let myself dawdle long enough. I’ve been working this week on tightening up my schedule so I have enough time to run in the mornings before work; the next step is to make enough time in the evenings for writing. I remember now that the way I did this when I started at HCA was to actually schedule blocks of time in my calendar when I was supposed to be writing. I hardly ever stuck to it exactly, but I did end up making more time to write because the reminder was there. I guess I can try that approach again.

When you have to make adjustments to your routines, what works for you? How do you get yourself to adopt new, good habits (or re-adopt old, good habits you’ve dropped)?

And… we’re back! And… we slack.

3 thoughts on “And… we’re back! And… we slack.

  • August 11, 2006 at 12:15 pm

    Adopt good habits? Adopt GOOD habits? What kind of heresy are you speaking, woman?

  • August 18, 2006 at 10:58 am

    start small and lots of rewards.

    I have to wash at least ONE item of hand wash dishes a day – can just be rincing out a shot glass, and often when I start I will do more, but HAVE to do at least one item a day.

    Usually I will reward myself with a cup of coffee – so start the coffe maker and do the hand wash and then drink coffee


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