I’m stuck. Stuck, stuck, stuck. It’s not that I haven’t been creative and somewhat productive, but I just can’t seem to finish anything. I have needle-felted and wet felted many colorful little pieces over the past few weeks (I counted 62 in all), but I can’t seem to get myself to make them into finished products. They will eventually be rings, bracelets, hair clips, etc., but for some reason, I just keep starting new projects instead of finishing these. Actually, come to think of it, I do have about a dozen finished products sitting around, but I haven’t managed to get those listed on Etsy. That would involve taking and editing photos and writing detailed descriptions – not that difficult, but I can’t bring myself to do it. Every day, I just reach for the wool and start poking something new.
Oh yeah, and by the way (in case you hadn’t noticed), I seem to have writer’s block as well. And here again, it’s not that I haven’t written anything, it’s that I can’t seem to finish a blog post. Last week (or was it the week before?), I wrote a post, but I never published it. I typed up a rough draft, but then I didn’t get around to the final steps of revising my writing and adding the photos and links for it. And I had taken the photos weeks before that but never got around to editing them. Ughhh! What is going on with me?
I’m hoping that writing this -- and yes, publishing it! -- will snap me out of this holding pattern and get me moving forward again. I still haven’t gotten to the bottom of what’s holding me back, but I think I just need to push past it.
|Some of my unfinished felted Zazzy Peacock creations -- hopefully, soon to make it over to my Etsy shop.|