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Season 2, Ep.20: Losing My Mojo, Procrastination and Utterly Failing With The Song A Week Project…Or

Season 2, Ep.20: Losing My Mojo, Procrastination and Utterly Failing With The Song A Week Project…Or

It’s been about four weeks since I last released an episode of
Left Of Nashville. So What happened? Well, the short answer is
Everything and nothing. I had to get my taxes done. I live on nine
acres and it’s mowing season again. I finally got a phone with the
internet at my fingertips. And I was writing an upbeat song, which
for me, is a struggle. I guess you could say that life
happened.

But I still could've found a way to make it all work. But I
made excuses. It takes a full day to mow my yard, so there was a
day off work that I didn’t spend writing. I got caught up with
friends on my phone. I stayed on social media. Basically, I
procrastinated.

Then I hit the resistance. This is what Steven Pressfield
calls the thing that causes writers to procrastinate. Read his book
“The War Of Art” for his brilliant take on the resistance.

And procrastination breeds more procrastination. And then
self-doubt shows up. It didn't matter that I’ve churned out
nineteen episodes, I suddenly lost

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