NGL, I still am in a bit of shock on how I manage to finish a novel for the first time. Yes. I could’ve gone on longer with the story, but I stopped at over 70K. Still, the overall point is that I was able to each over what I normally do for stories. I was able to even finish it, regardless of if I could go longer with the story. I did it and that made me happy!
Now, I want to do it again, but I want to be kinder to my body and mental state. Back then I just hyper focused through the whole story while I was at my worst, mentally. My body also suffered too, because I would get back, shoulder, and ass pains from just getting into the zones, no breaks.
I don’t want to do that to myself anymore. I want to use the same story format I used for The House of Naivin again, but with a new story.
So, I just need to help in getting some advice on what to do. I know I want to do sprints and give myself breaks to recharge.
I just envy myself back then, because I was able to push through it. I just want to relive that all over again. I still don’t get what about this story kept me going, because honestly, it was a bit terrible. I know I did not edit it for another draft, yet I spent ALL OF MY ENERGY that getting to that second draft never happened.
I don’t want to do that to myself. So, tell me, how could you help me out?
Thoughts and feelings?