Taipei Writers Group

I really do love summer vacation. I love taking my kids out and about. We explore the island together, and find lots of great little places to share with friends on my Taiwan-based family travel blog www.kidzone-tw.com. It also means I have daily excuses for not writing. Actually, I should change that verb to “had”. I spent the first two weeks of this summer vacation making up a ton of excuses for not writing. I stared into the sink every morning, cursed my children for existing, and blamed them for my lack of productivity. That’s not exactly fair now, is it? I spent more time cursing their being home for “interrupting my writing” than doing any productive activity (writing or otherwise). The start of the third week, I looked into that sink and saw a revelation. Motherhood was not stopping me. My own procrastination techniques were stopping me. I…

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