I taught a child with this last year (certain sounds quite severe; the touch element is also interesting). It has blown my mind.I suggest you research Sensory Processing Disorder.
I've been at work all day. I've had to mark 25 stories the kids have written. It's been painfully repetitive and I'm just sick of the educational process by this point.
I keep finding the thought of writing gets me through the day but then I get home and I'm either too tired or the poop has the fan and by the time I sit down to write or edit it's 9pm and I need to go to bed...
I know the weekdays are harder and slower and I tend to binge write / edit at the weekends but it's so frustrating. Sat wishing I was an influencer or something who could just pop a book out because they can. Then realised the attention would be crippling and I'm much better huddled in my blanket with my cold coffee, Peppa Pig in the background and a story that moves with me and isn't forced by a deadline.
I mean, if anything happens with this and in the future, there are book deadlines, this will all seem like a blissful dream and I'll be all nostalgic and stuff.
Enjoy the journey. Enjoy the journey. Enjoy the journey...
Written 100 words (a minor rewrite). Edited 1,828.
Not what I wanted but it's better than nothing.
I also ate a HUGE cookie.