The In-Between Time

When you are done your writing for the day, stop. Don’t carry your computer or notepad around with the hope that you will be blessed with that wonderful idea.

If you do have an idea, acknowledge it, and then let it go. Fear makes us believe that we’ll lose it but if it was as awesome as we thought it was, it will come back and usually it will bring a couple of friends with it. And if it doesn’t, well then, maybe it wasn’t that perfect to begin with.

In our desire to be writers, we often forget that it is not all who we are.

Do your work and when you’re done, put it away and enjoy the rest of your day.

Up next The Void “I want to write.” You think about it all the time. You write it in your journal, you think about when you are unhappy at work, and you tell those Now Write today. Write tomorrow. Write every day. Don’t make excuses anymore. Don’t stop after the first week, the first month, the first year, or the
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