Nat S Ford (natf) wrote,
Nat S Ford

A request to all you creative types

I need a "Get back on the horse and carry on" icon (or similar inspirational text telling me not to give up at the first fall/hurdle) and/or a banner/image that I can print and stick on my wall. I so often start a project-with-a-deadline and then, the first time I get ill (which, lets face it, is pretty dang often! 1), or have an off-day for whatever reason and cannot make the quota/deadline for that day, I give up and tell myself that I was silly to think I could manage said project rather than continuing on the next day (or when I am well enough, of course) and potentially still making the target/quote/deadline.

I may make something like this myself in photoshop. It might be a text-only image (or text on a nebulous patterned background).

If any of you have, can find or can make something like this for me I would really appreciate it! A LOLCat-style photo with caption would work as well, but I cannot (personally, right now) think of an image that would work for me.

Can anyone offer any ideas/links/suggestions?

Also, who is doing NaNoWriMo this year? I have a plot bunny and have done a bit of prep/planning for the first time. I *may* actually do it this year with a possible reduced target just for myself to take into account that I get ill - and lets face it, if I aim for 20k or 30k my inner-over-achiever may hit 50k instead!


Can you tell this is stream of consciousness writing? Lets face it, that is what I need if I do attempt NNWM - writing with my inner-editor switched off.

Maybe I need a "ReIntNoWriMo" icon. "Reduced International Novel Writing Month", that is. I have always had a bugbear about the "Na" part of NaNoWriMo, being a huge pedant as I am - I am not USian and so should not do NaNoWriMo by definition! ;-p

Possibly something like these (via nano_icons):

with ReIntNoWriMo and the "Get back on the horse and carry on" inspirational text instead.


Nothing yet…

1 For those of you that may not know I have multiple sclerosis - the MonSter.
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