Okay, there won’t really be 1001 reasons. Not in this post anyway, but let me assure you, in my head . . . oh yes. This will be just a random sampling.
Also, when I say “quasi-legitimate” I mean all the obvious (and genuinely legitimate) ones aside, like family, sleep, food, moving, etc. These are the ones that get me when I finally carve out a moment of time to work on edits.
Watch the subtle digression.
#236 I’m writing this cool new short story!
#56 I have an awesome idea for a new novel! I just need to sketch some details out in my notebook.
#644 Gotta catch up on those writer friend’s blogs . . .
#89 And don’t forget the Agent blogs. (Note: the hearts are intentionally sappy/fangirlish.)
#363 And the writing forums.
#715 Hmm . . . I’m just going to quickly Google: *fill in the blank with legitimate, writing related thing, like books, authors, agents, publishers, etc.*
#920 This is an interesting, writing related article . . .
#116 I’m going to take this quiz: Do you have what it takes to be published??
#967 *sigh* Neil Gaiman is so dreamy.
WAIT!!! IT’S ONE IN THE MORNING??? Where did my night go? I was going to get so much done on my edits! *headdesk*