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Offline Jarons20

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Stagnation of In Work
« on: February 10, 2007, 11:05:46 PM »
What do you do when you have stuff just sitting in your "In Work" section for a good length of time?
I am having a hard time finishing what I start writing
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Re: Stagnation of In Work
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2007, 11:06:47 PM »
I just leave it there (hidden) and go on to something else...  Sooner or later I'll finish it.
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Re: Stagnation of In Work
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2007, 12:27:09 AM »
I try to kick something out of that pile every third submission.  I won't let myself post anything new until I finish one of those in my "pile". This is a guideline rather than a law, but I try to stick to it.

I also tend to tinker with those lost posts every few days or so.. eventually they will be done.. just a line or three at a time.. it is a slow process.
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Re: Stagnation of In Work
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2007, 12:20:06 PM »
Moon hunter has the right idea. Simply put just do one at a time. If you focus on one then your not bogged down by the problem of the other unfinished stuff.
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