Seven Deadly Sins applied to Writing – Sloth

Well, this is awkward.

I was going to write about Gluttony applied to writing next, but then I bought a couple of Indie games on Steam and, you know, played them for a couple hours straight.

Then I was going to write about Envy applied to writing.  Work got me tired and grumpy, then I needed a nap.  Of course, I had to make some food for myself, and after that I didn’t really feel like doing much of anything.  That’s when it occurred to me just how ridiculously easy it is to just put off writing (just like anything else) with other distractions under the pretense you’ll get around to it later.  And later.  And later still.

Thankfully, I’ve fed my face with enough caffeine to power a small industrial complex for a week (and maybe cause my heart to leap out through the top of my head a few times; I’m not completely sure), and so I’m ready to tackle the sin of Sloth as applied to writing. Continue reading