I'm Abe Wolfgang, an Electrical Engineer, writer, Father, husband, and full-time lover of story. I blog about those stories, how they impact us as humans, and why they are important. Occasionally I write my own as well.

Sometimes it is Difficult

Sometimes I just don't know what to write. Like right now.

Recently I have found that it has been difficult to think of things to write about, and even more difficult to get those thoughts out of my head and onto paper or computer screen. For a while I couldn't figure out what was wrong with me, but then it hit me one day.

I am out of shape

Let's be honest, I haven't written in about a month and a half (round up to two months most likely), and it turns out that working out is not just for your muscles. I know that I have written about this before, and I apologize if I am beating a dead horse, but where you practice is where you will excel. As it so happens, I have been practicing not writing, and therefore I have become good at not writing.

I was waiting for inspiration to hit me

Instead I should have been out there hunting it. I was sitting here, waiting for the idea to come to me, when I should have been moving towards the idea. When I finally put my pen to paper, the words started flowing. It is really difficult to explain the feeling, but one moment I had no idea what I would write about, and the next I just couldn't stop. This is actually the other downside, since I was afraid of losing the idea and had a hard time stopping at a healthy point to take a break.

I may have to stretch myself a bit more

Another honest moment: I haven't been posting to this blog all that often (but you already knew that didn't you?). I realized that if I take this a bit more seriously, then perhaps I will post new content more frequently. For example, if I set a goal to post twice a week (oooh goal-setting) but only get one post out in a given week, that's still better than I have been doing. The truth is, I haven't set any goals with myself for my writing, and I don't think that is very healthy, especially if I want this to go anywhere.

So there you have it. I mentioned in my Australia post that I may not be updating this blog as frequently as before, but I no longer think that is a good idea. I will be doing my best to continue writing, and continuing to share that writing here. I hope this inspires you to take action and perhaps even stretch yourself in ways that might be a little bit uncomfortable, but ultimately will bring you closer to your goals.

Oh, and I have been working on finishing the Teller story that I posted a while back. It will hit the website in the near future, and I am pretty excited about it.

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