Questions With Kait
Are Writers Multi-taskers?
Hello dear readers!
Welcome to the new calendar year!
I don’t know about you, but I crash a bit when the new year finally comes. Even though it’s supposed to be this fresh start, the build-up from all the holiday exhaustion/magic/grief/celebration brings me to the next January with a bit of panic.
I have to stop and take some deep breaths, re-evaluate how things are going in my body and mind and spirit, and decide how to move forward. Anybody else?
I hope you caught my most recent post, where I announced that there’s a lovely little FREE poetry book waiting for all of you over on my website! Make sure you check it out when you have some time, and thank you for being such an incredible support system for me.
As my paid subscribers, there’s more for you in the coming months as we inch toward the release of my new book, Living Resistance!
But today, let’s continue with our series, Questions with Kait, where I answer your questions about the writing process.
Today’s question is from my friend Chris La Tray, who, by the way, has a beautiful Substack called An Irritable Métis. Go check it out here!
Here is his question:
Are you a one project until it's done writer, or do you have multiple things going on at the same time?
This is a great question, and honestly I had to sit with it for a minute!
For a few years, I was a writer for Sojourners, so frequent op-eds were a part of my work as we
ll as book writing and poetry here and there. I definitely multi-task in this way, but really, what I can’t handle is writing too many things that are really similar.
To explain this, here are the things I’m working on right now:
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