I know there is a bit of a controversy over this whole Daylight Savings Time thing, and this might be a unpopular opinion but I LOVE the beginning of Daylight Saving Time! The extra daylight always makes me think I’ve gotten a little extra time with a little extra energy thrown in for free. I agree, yes, it bites when we fall back…but the payoff in the Spring is more than worth it.
It’s the time of year when I’m beginning to think I CAN get everything I need done finished in time and it really boosts not only my production but also my creative juices. It’s lovely to be able to sit down and actually write instead of dread working on the novel.
I’m not sure what causes this, if it is the illusion that the day is longer (I’ve got an actual day instead of this unending night that winter brings) or if it is just a change in routine (and a little sunshine) that shakes me out of my cycle. All I know is that I am a happy writer every year when this week comes along. Yeah, the mornings are a little tougher, but the evenings are usually filled with wordboom…and I even feel like I can knock off at sundown and not be giving my writing short shrift (or my personal life either). Now if the weather would just stay tolerable instead of turning into Mr. Freeze again all would be right with the world.
I know a few of you out there have the same issues, and I’m hoping the same boon from this extra bit of sunshine, but just in case I’ve got a link to help you keep up with your writing. Trust me, it’s the only link you’ll ever need…
Language Is a Virus: http://www.languageisavirus.com/
Go check it out, you will not be sorry you did!