10. "This piece couldn't possibly be improved!"
9. "One more can of Mountain Dew won't affect me..."
8. "I can interview someone over the phone when my kids are in the room because they are old enough to be quiet for mommy/daddy."
7. "I'm too smart to fall for a writing scam and subsequently get stiffed for money."
6. "I'll have the energy to finish this later after the kids are in bed and I've done the dishes, folded the laundry and written out the week's bills."
5. "I'll just take a peek at a couple of blogs--it won't take more than a couple minutes."
4. "I'll just write at the dining room table tonight... but it won't be an every day thing."
3. "The client I have today will be the client I have tomorrow."
2. "I don't have time to submit queries."
1. "Now I'm finally one of the 'cool' kids."