That Empty Feeling

FeelingsI didn’t realize how much I’d miss Writing 101, but it became a routine. I like routine. I don’t like change. My reader is emptier, the visitors are down, and I’m struggling with semi-burnout. I want to write something, but the words just won’t come.

I technically have two assignments left: writing about an event that was cancelled (and how it made me feel) and

Wait just a minute; I’m writing about a “cancelled” event right now!

How does it make me feel? How do I feel about this? Well, it’s kind of a mix of

abominable, arrant, atrocious, baneful, base, beastly, beneath contempt, brutal, contemptible, damned, deadly, demonic, deplorable, detestable, devilish, diabolical, direful, disgusting, dreadful, egregious, evil, fell, fetid, fiendish, filthy, foul, ghoulish, grievous, grim, grisly, gross, gruesome, hateful, heinous, horrendous, horrific, horrifying, infamous, iniquitous, lamentable, loathsome, lousy, macabre, malefic, maleficent, malevolent, monstrous, morbid, nasty, nefarious, notorious, obnoxious, odious, offensive, rank, regrettable, repelling, reprehensible, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, rotten, sad, scary, schrecklich, sordid, squalid, too bad, tragic, unclean, unspeakable, vile, villainous, wicked, woeful, worst, worthless, and wretched

to name but a few.

Honestly, how would you feel if something you loved ended?

This post is being published as part of Writing 101. Challenge 15: You’re told that an event that’s dear to your heart — an annual fair, festival, or conference — will be cancelled (or taken over by an evil organization). Read your piece aloud, multiple times. Hone that voice of yours!

 

 

 

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4 thoughts on “That Empty Feeling

  1. I definitely relate to the fighting off burnout and my reader and visitors are way down too (which is really depressing because I never had many to begin with so having to start over to regain readership feels daunting to say the least). Change is definitely difficult that’s for sure. I know I tend to be a comfort zone person and I suppose for me that may well also be routine, but on occasion, shaking things up is a good idea. I hope that empty feeling doesn’t last too long.

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  2. I didn’t finish all the assignments.
    I do like how you put the assignment in your blog post.
    I’m finding it less overwhelming because there isn’t way too much in the feed. It was like there were too many of us in the group.
    I did reach two milestones, 100th blog entry and one year blogoversary

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