Good news! I got fired!

Heh. Yep, you read right. I’m happy I just got fired.
I hated the job, or more accurately, one of the bosses. Worse yet: It sucked the will to write right out of me.
Putting words on a screen’s pretty fucking easy most days and I can do it in my sleep, but the GOOD writing, well, that comes from places that machines can’t mine. When the mix is off, it’s really, really difficult to get things gelling again. And, honestly, something about that job just killed my creativity.
And, being such an affable and good chick as I am, the folks I worked the last six years for are taking me back without even thinking twice. Not permanently, but “for a while” at the very least, and “for a while” is what I need.
And the moral of this story, boys and girls, is that when adversity happens, don’t think about the fucking adversity. Think about overcoming it. Within 10 minutes I went from losing a job to getting another one, in essence, and that comes from acting, not fretting.
I’m a happy camper. I lost a job I hated. I’m going back to one that had me, for some weird reason, writing better than I’ve ever written before. Methinks I’ve come out ahead.
But the good news for you is, soon I’ll be back to writing well. Don’t think I don’t know this blog’s been off-kilter for some time. I know it all too well. I already have a couple fun things planned for postings.
I’d kill to hear “Ding, dong, the witch is dead” right now, ‘cos it sums up how I’m feeling pretty nicely.

3 thoughts on “Good news! I got fired!

  1. Vanessa

    Ummm…congratulations? I know what you mean about stressful situations killing the creativity. Best of luck. I’m looking forward to reading stuff you write when you ARE feeling creative! xxx

  2. Beth

    Woo hoo! Let’s hear it for the universe saying, “Um, what the hell are you doing here?!” Happy for you that the detour has come to an end and you’re back on the road to where you’re meant to be. Not that this job didn’t have value: It showed you something about yourself. And you know I believe that we’re always where we’re supposed to be, but it’s cool that you don’t have to look around anymore and say, “What the hell am I doing here?” Now you know, and you can get back to the proper Life of Steff.

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