Z is for the writing Zone #AtoZChallenge

It's the last day of April and the final day of the April A to Z Blogging Challenge. Yay! I made it all the way through. 

Since I like winging it and writing my post on the day it's due, I never know for sure if I'll complete it but I'm happy to say I did all 26 posts.

Turn off Facebook and turn off the phone
It’s time to get into the writing zone,
I long to feel myself drift away
And forget my troubles of the day,

Getting in the zone is not that easy
I even get a wee bit queasy,
What if it’s garbage and sounds really bad?
Wasting time always makes me mad,

And then it happens, I’m in the zone
My world takes on a different tone,
Time stands still and I cease to hear
All the sounds, both far and near,

In the zone, I feel the bliss
Like a lover’s magical kiss,
The words start to flow, I get them down fast
Who knows how long the zone will last?

It’s like nothing else I’ve ever known
When I lose myself in the writing zone!

Do you believe in the writing zone? If so, how do you get yourself into that zone?




I am participating in the A to Z Challenge writing a blog post for every day in April, except Sundays. http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/

Here are my previous posts for the challenge:

A is for Andante or Allegro, which one are you?

B is for Beauty of Birds
C is forMy Favourite Words begin with C
D is for It's Still a Delightful Day!
E is for Elusive Eloise
F is for Forgive and Forget
G is for Guilt
H is for Holiday in your Head
I is for Introverts can have Impact and Influence
J is for Jack and Jill
K is for Katie the Klutz 
L is for Lollygagging
M is for Magical Moments
N is for Never Again 

O is for Object 
P is for Picture Perfect 
R is for Romance 
S is for Squirrel 
T is for Thoughts 
U is for Unplugged 
V is for Verse 
W is for Weight/Wait 
X is for Xenophobia 
Y is for Yolanda Can't Stop Yawning


Comments

  1. I simply love the way your words flow... so easily and so meaningfully.
    I love it when you are in your writing zone. Oh, I like your photography zone too :D
    Congratulations for successfully completing the challenge, Cathy! Loved reading your smooth rhyming verses. It was great to have your company during this challenge. Cheers ♥

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    1. Thanks so much for your kind comments, Shilpa! Congratulations to you, too, on finishing the challenge. I enjoyed reading your flash fiction with a criminal twist. They were great.

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  2. Yayy! I am so happy for you, Cat! You did it! 26 posts in 26 days....not missing a single one!Good for you, girl!
    As far as the Zone is concerned....I have been out of it all for quite a long time, but now need to get into it all over again. I need to get my bearings, coz it's only then that I will be able to dive headlong into my writing and feel the bliss!

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    1. You'll find that zone again, Shilpa. I find I'm in and out of it constantly and that's just the way it is. I have dry spells and then very productive ones. Thanks for the support!

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  3. The writing zone is a great place to be
    When it comes to the muse, it usually finds me
    Except in the case of the A to Zee
    Then it's nose to the grindstone. You see?

    I admire those of you who can produce brilliant pieces on the spur of the moment, Cathy. That's what you call natural talent. Your A to Z posts have all been fun and interesting. Congratulations for completing the challenge!

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    1. Loved your poem, Debbie! You're a natural! What fun! It made me smile. Thanks for the support throughout the challenge. I've enjoyed your posts, too. So nostalgic and fun.

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    2. Credit the muse, not me. ☺ Thank you for your frequent visits and wonderful comments, Cathy. Glad you enjoyed the theme. I'm way behind with responses, but hope to catch up this week

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  4. You are one of the most amazing writers I know, Cat! And your gift of writing poetry--superb.

    The writing zone is my favorite place
    Slow or fast, I love the pace
    I never get bothered by the race
    And always end up with a smile on my face

    Hehehhe

    Hugs!

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    1. Very cute and upbeat poem, just like you, Vidya! Thanks for the kind words and support! Much appreciated!

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  5. I like being in the zone... Undisturbed ��
    Congrats on completing the challenge, I will try to catch up with your posts ��enjoyed reading your smooth flowing poems ��

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    1. Thanks, Raj and congratulations to you, too! Appreciate the support and kind words. I enjoyed your posts, too. Wish I'd read more of them. Hard to keep up with everyone. Sigh!

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  6. Oh, reading this made me miss being part of the atoz this year! Its so fun! Seems you did so well my friend! Hats off:-) This one was great - zones are great - I was in a completely offline travel zone many days of april and loved that too. being in my writing zone I love too though:-) Sending you warm hugs dear Cat:-)

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