Shall I mop the floor or write my novel?
Feed the kids or let them grovel?
Wash the dirty clothes or finish my poem?
Sit down and write or clean my messy home?
Answer the ringing phone or type up my short story?
Plan a tasty dinner or cook it in a fury?
Walk the dog or put my pen to paper?
Sit down and write, so I can prove I’m not a faker?
Volunteer at school or fill my heart’s desire?
Go to bed, tomorrow write like I’m on fire!!!!!!
By Mary Jo Wallace
About Cary Area Writer's Group (CAWG)
Who Are We?
We are a group who live, meet, and support each other in Cary, Illinois.
Writers… that is what we call ourselves, but we are so much more than that. We have full time jobs, full time kids and full time hassles like anyone else.
We don’t come up with stories. we live them. The only thing different about us is that we write them down. We don’t sleep. We have deadlines that are constantly looming and we always hope for that elusive quiet that never quite finds its way to our lives.
If you think you can keep up with this pace, if you can put down the phone long enough to write a sentence or two and make sense, well I’m sorry to say you’re a writer and I know what you’re going through.
Stick to it. Publication is just around the corner and then you can sit down. Or can you? It’s all in a day’s work but you know you wouldn’t trade it in. It’s who you are.
By Grace Rellie
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