Being productive in this hobby is tough.
I have found that I spend most of my hobby time reading other hobbyists' blogs or browsing forums (or writing posts like this one on my lack of motivation). I get great ideas from these sources, but they typically stay plain 'ol ideas--they do not evolve into an actual product.
For instance, I started a Daemons of Chaos army because my fiance bought the Masque of Slaanesh for me as a gift. I decided that I should use that model as a springboard for an entire army. I spent some time developing possible lists, and even joined the Tale of Even More Painters as motivation to work toward a completed DoC army.
The motivation lasted a few weeks, but has since dwindled. During that "motivated" time, I was able to assemble and paint a Beast of Chaos and convert a Herald of Nurgle.
I have ideas on what I want to do next. I have developed an armylist that I am working toward building, and I have even listed what models I need for what unit and where I am progress-wise. I have the models necessary to complete a few of these units, but I find myself unwilling to take the next step and actually work on them. It's as if structuring the hobby makes it seem too much like a job. Yet if I don't add some structure to it, I never get anything done.
I need to restrict the amount of time I spend developing ideas, and use the time gained to actually grow my physical army.
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