After a month of dealing with unexpected life events, I find myself struggling to get back into the writing habit. Earlier this week I read a post by literary agent Carly Watters where she shared 10 writing tips accompanied by author quotes that validated her inspirational tips.
At this current time in my life, # 2 resonates the most with me: You don’t have to write every day. In fact, it’s perfectly okay to avoid burn out and take a day off. It doesn’t mean you’re not a writer.
I am learning that sometimes life just happens. And sometimes things become so overwhelming that you have to take a break from writing. In an upcoming post in April, I will reflect upon this break and detail out the process I took to get back into the writing habit (which is still a work in process). We all go through busy or tough times in our lives, and sometimes our writing suffers from it. But you know what? One day the words will start flowing again, because…
Many suffer from the incurable disease of writing, and it becomes chronic in their sick minds. -Juvenal