Motivation: PsychologicalFirst of all, you are probably thinking about writing the wrong way. Writing, ultimately, is not about getting published. It is not about writing "the next big thing." It is not about making money. Writing is about writing, and don't look at me like that because you know exactly what I mean.Motivation: Psychological4 years ago in Writing More Like This
You write because you love that sweet spot. You love scrolling back up through your document or flipping through pages of your handwriting. You love getting down that scene that's been in your head since you came up with the story. You love that point where your brain turns off and the world narrows to the stream of words in your head, when you no longer see words but straight into your world.
That, dear friends, is what writing is all about. Everything else? Gravy.
(P.S. If you are worried about making a living at writing stop it. You will most likely never make a living at fiction writing. Jobs are for "making" a living. Writing is living, pure and simple. I get tangled