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Rather, how many times have I said it?

I’m making a new commitment to writing.

Every person who writes, or wants to write, or occasionally thinks about writing, has said this sometime, somewhere. I’m making a new commitment to writing.

Really, though. I mean it. I’m tired of putting myself and what I want to do with my life in last place. I’m tired letting the job, the messy house, the decrepit car, the broken toaster all come first. I’m making a new commitment to writing.

The thing is, I write every day. But I don’t write for very long, or ask myself to write very well. I’d like to think I’m dedicated to the craft of writing, but I can’t seem to make myself take time to do revisions. Not when Dr. Who is on, or the X-Files movie is playing at the theater, or it’s a hot day and my son wants to go to the water park. But I’m making a new commitment to writing.

Maybe if I say it enough times, I might believe it.

I’m making a new commitment to writing.

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