Motivation p. 1Writers are not a homogenous bunch, and that makes sweeping generalities difficult and, frankly, pointless. Some of us are plotters; some of us are seat-of-the-pantsers. Some of us agonize over every word; some of us gleefully slap something together and take the bulldozer to it later. There's really only one thing we have in common: we write.Motivation p. 13 years ago in Writing More Like This
All right, I lied. There's another thing we have in common: we all know how hard writing is.
Seriously. If you say writing is easy, you are either lying or you haven't done it enough. If, like me, you write daily (or at least make that your goal), you realize that your efforts fall into two camps: good days and bad days. Good days are a dream. The words flow from your pen. You complete your goal for the day faster than you ever dreamed. When you close your document/notebook/arcane tome, you know the words you have just written will make your reader's heart stop with awe. And then start it again so they can keep reading.
As for bad days