The reality is that we're discontented with this winter. Will the gloom never end? Of course, those of you aware of where I live are probably scoffing at the minimalist winters we on the Gulf Coast experience. Scoff all you want, it's still been a lousy winter by anybody's standards.
No matter where you live, all of us are living through more cold, rainy/snowy days than we're used to or want to including my crazy Aunt that complains when Lake Ontario hasn't frozen thick enough, whatever that means, I mean frozen is frozen in my opinion.
|Frozen enough for you Auntie?|
Well, actually, I've been revising and struggling with passive voice for some bizarre reason. Passive voice has never been one of my writing problems, overuse of conjunctions is my major writing snafu, so why I'm suddenly stricken with the passive voice bug is a mystery, a lazy, meandering, passive one for sure.
Anyway, as I was saying before obsessing on my newest writing nemesis, let's use this loathsome winter to energize our writing. I realize it's hard to stay focused and positive when gloomy cold lingers outside our windows. Still, it's what we need to do, it's what I need to do.
And for my good friend freezing in her drizzly world of snow and dark skies and cold temperatures--you've got nothing else to do, you might as well get writing and remember: