I’m Writing This Instead Of An Essay Due Tomorrow

I'm Writing This Instead Of An Essay Due Tomorrow

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]‘m writing this blog post instead of writing an essay that I have to hand in tomorrow morning. I’ve already written like 2000 words so it’s fine. Just another 1000 or less to write, so I kinda have time. Not like I’ve already had an extension on it because I was ill. Lol. I’m a mess.

It’s going to be a really rambly post, but I’ve had some good feedback on them so that’s okay. Sometimes it’s nice to not talk about things like highlighters and to just have a chat with a brew. Do you have one? I have one. It’s delicious and I am cosy at my desk with the radio on.

My chair is kinda facing the wrong way. Maybe that’s the reason I’ve only written 500 words today and it’s now 13:18. Sort it out, Imii. Make your chair at least point in the right direction.

Guys, I’m so tired. Like, so so tired. This essay is already ‘late’ and not even that is waking me up enough to get it written. Sure, I’m recovering from literally the worst cold in the world ever, which is why I haven’t finished the essay yet, so that’s okay. But also, I’m so tired.

There, my chair is now pointing in the right direction.

I think my main problem is that this essay is just really boring, but shouldn’t be. It’s on religion’s impact on the American Civil War which should be so interesting but just isn’t at all. It’s really vague and detailed at the same time and I just don’t care enough about the different factions of different denominations of American churches. Nightmare. Still, two paragraphs and a conclusion left to write so that’s fine. Then editing. Then editing again. Then formatting and printing and handing in at 9 tomorrow morning. What a treat.

Ugghhhhh bored. Please don’t make me write the rest. And I have to go work at 4:15 so that’s annoying. I think it’s going to be a long night. Might have to get some bourbons. Bourbons make essays infinitely better.

Still, I had a really nice weekend with Ollie so that was good. Hadn’t seen him in like a month so was so so nice to go down to London and spend some time doing nothing with him. I’ve missed him. Also got to see my parents for lunch on the Sunday which was also super nice. That cheered me up a lot, despite being kinda ill all weekend too. It was nice to be ill and have someone else bring me food and tea though, instead of having to crawl around my room looking for mugs.

See look, I’ve written 500 words. If I’d channelled all that energy into my actual essay then I’d be half way through my last paragraph and coming to the end. Classic procrastination technique: do loads of work that isn’t the work you’re meant to be doing.

Well, now I feel guilty. Imii out.

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  • Honor Jane says:

    I love rambling posts, they’re my favourite to write and to read!

    I feel your essay pain- I had four due on the same day after Christmas and oh wow I needed a lot of tea and biscuits to get me through that. You can do it though! Think of the relief and feeling of freedom afterwards!

    Honor xxx | honorjane.blogspot.co.uk

  • Zara says:

    Haha I definitely know where this is coming from. I am currently also procrastinating writing my essay which is due for Uni, admittedly not tomorrow but I definitely should have done a lot more than I have…
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  • Oh wow I’ve had essays like that, where I just do not care and it’s so much harder to motivate yourself to write! Blog writing can feel like a nice break cause you just don’t need tot hink so much about what you’re arguing or your structure etc, nothing wrong with taking breaks though! I find if I force myself to write my essays when motivation is low it’s normally a load of rubbish that’ll only be edited out afterwards anyway!

    Good luck with your essay!

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  • dreamofadventures says:

    Sometimes its good to just take a break from writing and release the stress into something else, like this post. Best of luck finishing your essay, it definitely sounds like a challenge to write that many words on such as subject ugh.

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  • Aimee Julia says:

    I can definitely relate to this – from my days as a student! You’ll literally work hard at anything but what you’re supposed to be doing. Even cleaning sounded more interesting, as I recall! I hope you managed to finish up your essay and get it handed in on time. At least it’s one more essay off your back now! x http://www.aimeeraindropwrites.co.uk x

  • Lucy says:

    I love posts like this, keep doing more of these pleaseee – but I feel you gal, I’ve got a 2000 word essay due pretty soon and I haven’t even got 500 words done ahh!

    Lucy | Forever September

  • lifeasloismay says:

    I love rambling posts, they’re one of my favourite styles to read. I understand your essay pain, and I definitely procrastinate sometimes. New to blogging, I feel like I will do the same as you here. Love your blog by the way, been going back to so many old posts as I can’t get enough!
    Lois x | http://www.lifeasloismay.wordpress.com

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