I am a creature of habit. I like it when things go exactly like they are supposed to, and, if I’m honest, having a routine helps me function a bit. When things change (especially unexpectedly) it can send me into a bit of a tailspin. It’s usually different if I’m the one instigating the change, but not always.
This past weekend, however, I was the one that changed things up.
Pretty much since I moved into this space, I’ve had my computer set up in the same spot. It was a comfort to me, I think, to sit down and see the same exact things every time. And I’ve done a lot of writing with the computer facing that way and it has been good.
But because of a big change in my life, I needed to move things around. I needed a new space to write. It took a great deal of furniture moving, and a couple of dedicated hours, but I now have a new space. The change-up, thus far, is still in the new and exciting stage. But when I sit down here, it’s already starting to feel familiar. And some of the habits and desires I had while sitting in that other spot are just plain gone, which is what I needed.
I haven’t written much yet, but I can already feel like it’s going to be a good thing.
I did get some paperwork out of the way, and wrote a flash fic, so I’m moving in the right direction. And so here in my new space, I’ll break ground on Something Like Trust…the followup to Something Like Hope.
**Something Like Hope will be available at the end of June from Amber Quill Press.