To write or not to write

Something’s wrong with me.

There, I said it. A lot of you must have been thinking the same ever since you set mouse on my blog, I know. But why am I realizing it so late? Because November 8th was my blog’s second birthday and I knowingly missed it because I was too lazy to write anything up. Not that I’m tired of milestones (definitely not that, ‘coz I so totally am not!), but something’s happening around me that just doesn’t want me to write. So what do I do? Analyze what makes me write and what makes me feel like tearing up this blog if I could –

What makes me write –

– Impending deadlines at work which will cost me my job if I slipped
– Lots of work at home which needs to be taken care of
– Absolutely nothing interesting happening around me
– Lack of motivation
– A broadband connection that refuses to work when most needed
– When there is no electricity at home and the emergency lamp doesn’t work
– When there is no electricity at home, the emergency lamp doesn’t work, I’m out of candles and the laptop’s battery is dying

What makes me not write –

– No or less work at work
– No or less work at home
– Basically just lots of free time on my hands
– Things happen, like blog birthdays and Diwali
– Friends, colleagues and blog-readers ‘requesting’ me to write
– I sit in front of the laptop, notepad open, fingers poised to type out my magnum opus
– New movies are released which I would love to rip apart without even seeing just because it has Shahrukh Khan looking like an 80yr old man with a 6 pack abs.

See what I mean? Now do I dare give you all false hopes that I will scribble something less nonsensical next time?

Something’s wrong with me.

P.S: Other Me says ‘Hey!’. Other Me also says if I don’t write anything on Prose and Verse soon, she’ll kick my backside to oblivion and take over my life completely. I have to admit, I’m tempted to have someone takeover my life.

P.P.S: Happy Second Birthday, Thought Process! Wish you many more such milestons, and may you bring lots of fame and money to your blog author.

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24 thoughts on “To write or not to write

  1. Heppy Burrrday to Thought Process… Your blog is now a teenager in blog years πŸ˜‰

    BTW, given your reasons to write and not write, I guess we can say: when going gets tough, you get writing πŸ˜€

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  2. KA – thx! and I’ll definitely try out the Flickr option!

    Appu – thx and hey ‘multiply’ aa? how many more blogs do you want me to maintain? πŸ™‚

    Amey – thx and a small correction: when the going gets tough, I first hide under the table and then I start writing πŸ˜€

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  3. Shantnu – Thx! πŸ™‚

    RustyN – πŸ™‚ Thx, RustyN!

    Priya Iyer – Thx! and looks like each one is taking their own way in deciding if TP is a baby or a teen or an adult.. πŸ™‚

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  4. Isn’t that what you are supposed to in earthquake? The hiding under the table part I mean πŸ˜‰

    Shahrukh Khan looking like an 80yr old man with a 6 pack abs

    I guess Shahrukh is going to forget all the criticism (to put it lightly) he is getting on blogosphere once he sees his bank balance.

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  5. Today , thotprocess = 2

    so, How many blogs?

    thotprocess ^ thotprocess.

    That’s not a lot priya, you surely can maintain esp if you decide to quit ur current job!!!

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  6. Back to your blog after a long time…Really hard pressed nowadays…Oh, please do keep writing, though I agree that it takes quite a deal to sit down to write especially when one is free…
    Sathej

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  7. Doc – whaaaa?!! no comments. seriously. 😐

    Me – Thanks a lot. For every crappy Monday I have, someone’s going to spill a lot of coffee in the house. Or maybe things more messier to clean up.

    Amey – well, actually, I saw Om Shanti Om and I did enjoy it. Even with an older looking SRK πŸ™‚

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  8. Appu – Oye, eththane peru kelambeerkeenga, yen velai’kku vettu vekkardhukku? nee india’ku va, unakku irukku..

    Princess – Pray, why the question mark? 😦

    Amey – yes yes, ask her why please.

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  9. Libran – πŸ™‚ welcome to TP and apparently, you don’t know a lot about Other Me. πŸ˜‰

    Juneborn – Ooops, now I dont know whether to say thank you or not πŸ˜‰ btw, have you been here before? your name sounds familiar..

    Niyaz – πŸ™‚ thank you. and welcome!

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