This week I was supposed to format a book I wrote, “The Artist’s Manifesto,” for Create Space. It will be for sale on Amazon soon. When is soon? I don’t know because I haven’t formatted the book yet.
I opened Create Space and started to create the file for Amazon. Then I thought. Hmm, this is a great time to paint my bedroom. My husband is out-of-town on business. I can paint it while he is away.
And then the battle started in my brain.
NO, do not paint your bedroom! Who cares if your bedroom is painted baby blue and you hate the color and you are having a hard time sleeping because of the color. And who cares that you put over forty-two holes in the wall because you kept rearranging your art work?
But, I really want to paint it now.
No, you have to finish your book. Your really have to quit stalling. You have already painted the living room and the dining room. Do you want your tombstone to say, “She never did finish her book, but she did re-paint all the walls in her home.”
The bedroom is painted.
And today I am formatting my book, The Artist’s Manifesto. The book is free if you subscribe to my blog.
Soon it will be on Amazon. I will let you know when soon is. Really I will.
Do you paint your house when you want to avoid a project?
Please tell me in the comments. I would love to chat.