Deadlines are scary but necessary. You’ve got this
To celebrate our 5-year anniversary in October, my boyfriend Craig and I are traveling to French Polynesia. Yesterday was a very badass-feeling day of scheduling. Flights booked – kapow! Hotel booked – kapow!
And amidst all that, somehow I ended up with a deadline for completing my book’s revisions. Extra-kapow!
How that happened is Craig mentioned the trip would not only be a great celebration of our anniversary, but also of his venture into self-employment (which is starting around the same time), and my finishing of my book. I reminded him that it’s only the first draft I finished, and that was like a month ago, so by the time we travel 4 months will have elapsed. Not really a timely celebration.
But then I thought… Ooooh… What if I finish all my revising and rewriting by then? THAT will be cause for celebrating.
I didn’t think I did well…
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