Linda G. Hill

Life in progress

Later – #AtoZChallenge

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I was going to write this post before lunch, but my thesaurus had other ideas.

The temptation is great to take a picture of my thesaurus, to prove the word second from the bottom on the right-hand page is really “later.” And my quote above is not a lie. I procrastinated purely because of the word itself.

There aren’t very many synonyms in my book for “later.” There are seven: “after, afterwards, next, sequentially, subsequently, successively, thereafter.” Strangely enough, procrastination isn’t there. But “later” is certainly the word I use most when I’m putting something off.

And I put far too many things off lately. I have an excuse – I’m working. For money. Like, real money and everything. It’s my excuse for not publishing the book I was going to get out before this year, and then by the spring, and now, hopefully, before summer. And yes, it’s a good excuse, yet I’m getting angry at myself, because I really want to get my own book published. What I need is someone to kick my ass every time I say the word “later.” Yeah, that’s what I need.

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“A delightful read!!” ~ Cheryl Lynn Roberts, 4 stars, Amazon Canada review

“A short funny tale of two friends” ~ Ritu, 4 stars, Amazon UK review

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Author: LindaGHill

There's a writer in here, clawing her way out.

7 thoughts on “Later – #AtoZChallenge

  1. Hehe, and here’s me getting out of my procrastination. For the first time in a long time, I actually did a lot of work (Okay, maybe it wouldn’t seem like a lot to others). But nonetheless for me, I can feel the hustle around and within me. I am now relishing in the satisfaction of my work 😊😊😊

    I wish you luck with publishing your book! 😊😊😊

    – A.J. BAWSE, Xx

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  2. Thank you for sharing in way that I can quickly support your work – – when I buckle down to get it read and leave a review – well, um, can I say thanks and I will get to that just as soon as I can…but it’ll might be later…(as I work through the current reading list on my table – – ) LOL 🙂 Congrats on, as a side note – excellent way to make it easy for me to support a fellow blogger – 🙂 The price allows me to support many others who’s work I appreciate, on a tight budget! THANK YOU!!! 🙂

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  3. We are all guilty of a little procrastination, Linda. Later always seems more appealing! 🙂

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  4. Procrastination is the idle hands equivalent of writers. We all have it. We all deserve it at times.

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  5. Yes procrastination is the enemy of us all!!… Never put off til tomorrow what you can do today! 💜💗

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  6. Think we’re all guilty of a little procrastination hun!

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