The harsh reality is actually doing it is the only way to write. We all make excuses: too busy, interruptions, events getting in the way, can’t get started, but writing has to be high priority to work.
Like everyone else, I have days when I should be writing but instead do other things. Days pass when I have done nothing much at all on the projects I really care about, spending time instead on the ones that seem more pressing but easier. On those days, I rarely feel good about my output!
My top three tips would be:
If you are writing and something isn’t working have the courage to face facts, rewrite, bin it and start again if necessary. Nothing is sacred.
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