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It's about the choice.

David Gane
David Gane

It’s easy to set your writing aside.

You get busy and focus on other things. It happens.

But if you want to write, either because it centers you or is the career path you dream of, then you need to keep at it. Show up and practice it regularly. A few words or minutes a day can make all the difference.

But also be kind to yourself. Sometimes life can be too much, and you’ll need to focus elsewhere. It’s okay. Sometimes our writing has to wait.

Writing is a balancing act with your life. Sometimes you can prioritize it, and sometimes you can’t. The responsibility comes when you consciously choose which way it needs to be.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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