I want to write, I do, but there are days when I don’t. I have a lot of excuses (We’re selling our house, the dogs (both) are shedding their coats and we have a fruit fly infestation) but the truth is I have trouble getting down to it.
I found these post particularly helpful to get my butt into the chair.
Claire Cook recommends breaking it down. She says she writes two pages a day. Just two but she does that come rain or shine and it keeps the story moving forward.
Annabel Candy wrote this one on her favourite motivation tips. Only six and they’re awesome.
I think all writers fear the dreaded Writer’s Block. I find that the more I edit, the harder it is to be creative. When I am editing I have to go back to refresh my inspiration and work at it more than normal.
But how do we get inspired?
Here is a post on 19 habits to help you unlock your inner creative muse by Katherine Brooks. And here is another on 6 steps to being more creative by Leo Babauta. And here’s another one on 6 things you need for that inner muse to go to work by Tanner Christensen. Finally, here’s K.M. Weiland’s great post on Six tips for great ideas in writing.