One of the hardest things I’ve found, so far, is finding the time to actually sit and write. I know we writers are, by our very nature, procrastinators. If we can find an excuse not to do something, we’ll do it. I’m too tired, I’m too hot, the light isn’t right.

Makes me think of a line from You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown: “If I start writing now, when I’m, not really rested, it could upset my thinking which is no good at all…”

But it really IS true.

The hardest part has been working at the law firm this summer. When I spend all day working and writing memos/briefs for the attorneys, it’s hard to get up the creative stamina to write another 1-2k on my novel. My brain says you’ve already written a couple thousand words, that’s all I have to give right now.

Somehow… I need to give my creativity a good swift kick in the pants. If anyone out there is actually reading this right now (*wave* allo!) what do YOU do at the end of a long day to try and squeeze that next thousand words out, even when your muse has grabbed his margarita and refuses to do a single thing?

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