This is Happening

During the months of October, November and December, I worked myself into a frenzy.

I took on more work than I could handle and pushed myself to finish projects well into the night—spilling one day into the next. I pushed myself because I couldn’t say no to the money. Rather, I didn’t say no to the money.

When Christmas came, I promised myself a two-week break and I kept my promise. I wrapped presents and baked cookies and played on the living room floor with my kids. It felt great to escape the hum of my computer for a few days and when I woke up from my vacation in 2014 I felt rested but reluctant.

Half-way through the month of January and I just can’t get my head or heart back into the working game. I feel numb but not completely uninspired.

I’m excited about new things and that’s where I want to focus my attention.

I’m obsessing, visualizing and working toward the goal of writing a novel in 2014. I haven’t this kind electric bubbling of anticipation in a long time and I’m now waiting for that moment, that perfect push to really take off.

I’ve read 12 books so far in 2014 and I’m sort of just gearing up and preparing myself for this journey.

This is happening. It is so happening.

  • Melissa Chapman

    You are INSPIRING me… I believe in you and I can’t wait to see what happens next

    • Crissy Page

      Thanks so much, Melissa, and thank you for commenting. XO!

  • Lisa R Charles

    12 books so far! That’s amazing. I hope to do that this year. You’ve inspired me.

    • Crissy Page

      That’s almost as many books as I read in all of 2013, it’s a lot for me but I feel like I’m prepping my brain for the task at hand! :) Thanks so much for commenting!

  • Dani

    I’m jealous of your ability to let go. I only managed a break of a few days over Christmas and am back to the strung-out, can’t say no state of life! Good luck with your new adventure!

  • Jane Ritz

    Bless you on your journey!

  • Betsy Anderson McAvoy

    Way to go.

  • Riki

    I’m dealing with blog burnout too.Good luck on your future, you’re awesome!

  • Nancy Reid

    Fabulous news Crissy! Defend on this loyal follower whenever you get into a slump! Good luck and best regards!! xox

  • Tina Truex

    Can you share the books you have read. I need inspiration also want to read more too! Great job on what you have done and do! Thanks :)

  • Stacie Haight Connerty

    I am really excited for you. I cannot wait to see what you write.

  • Christina Berry

    I think it’s incredible that you were able to disconnect for such a long period of time. I appreciate the dedication to family and the fact that you recognized that sometimes, you just gotta step away from the computer.

    Good luck with the novel! How exciting!

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