Today’s prompt was “Write a letter to your 100-year-old self,” and you might wonder why I’ve included it in the body of this entry, but that’s because I can’t really write a ‘response’ to that prompt. Why? Well, you’re kinda looking at that letter. Over 1,500 blog posts, 1,600 journal entries and my scores of observations in my bullet journals, that’s all for me. It’s all so I can look back and see everything I did until that moment, and take a moment not to appreciate a rose-tinted version of the past, but my raw feelings as I captured them at the time. So, yeah, couldn’t just write one response. But I suppose if I had one thing to say to me at 100, it would be to get my thousand words in nice and early so I could have a restful day.
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Published by Sam Shuttleworth
I’m Sam, and I live to write. I spent most of the first 8 years of my adulthood trying to balance writing with a large amount of crap in my personal life, until towards the end of 2018 I threw everything out and started afresh with just my writing. I built the new me around one goal: I have to write at least 1,000 words a day. I called this goal 1K, and it changed my life. So long as I write a thousand words a day, the day is a success, and atop that I've managed over time to build the life I wanted all those years. My greatest flaws as a writer is I still use too many adjectives, adverbs, connectives as openers, accidental passive voice and I don't force my work down people's throats enough on pain of extreme and unusual torture. My greatest strength is I know my greatest flaws and I'm working on them. View all posts by Sam Shuttleworth