Despite a few words (not that I don't use them), I recommend this video Writing Wihtout Rules and article: Bad Advice Boogie: Write Every Day By: Jeff Somers June 4, 2018.
Feeling closer to mortality I am deciding what's important, life for me is a car with four wheels and a cozy chair.
So, for me is more beneficial and easier for my familia to stop flagellating with " I must write every day, at a specific hour and place, no matter. Unless it comes with a box I can crawl into as if it were a time machine.
In this video writing is also:
1) Conceptualizing. Sometimes in the middle of the night, I wake and jot down a new concept, idea, conversation or dream. My protagonists talk and appear (and not in a set place or space box.
2) Reading. Oh, I grab time to pour over notes, articles, and stories where I can. When traveling, my husband always drives. A good thing, for the GPS, even to get me home, I end up lost. I read in bed when I can't sleep, or in my quiet chair when he's asleep, done tossing and turning, not just books but YES posts on SSM and other authors.
3) Thinking. That machine inside my head that does not turn off. I keep a pad or my iPad on my nightstand, where I can write a note with what fills in my mind, and that never happens on cue.
How about you? Have you found your groove?
Ta Ta for now. Below is a link to the video and an article from WritersDigest, a place I trust and love:
I recommend this video Writing Wihtout Rules, and article: Bad Advice Boogie: Write Every Day By: | .
One piece of advice that seems good but can do a lot of harm is the old classic 'write every day.' Jeff Somers explains why.