Apart from the much talked of “Writers’ Block”, there are many events that can send your writing schedule for a toss. You could face important tasks that you have put off, busy as you were with your writing. You could also lose some of the zeal for writing, if you were to get a rejection just when you were starting off on a new chapter in your work in progress. Believe me, at the end of the day, writing is all about how you feel at that point in time.There are occasions when you have to pull yourselves together and get down to it. There is no other way Certainly being inspired by other does help. It gives you the much needed impetus to buckle down to the grind, however daunting the prospect may be.
Here is what Arianna Huffington, Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post had to say in an interview. “In writing as in life, don’t be afraid to take risks and experiment.”
For more to reflect on, you might like to read this article by Jessica Strawser, Editor of Writer’s Digest Magazine on How To Be More Creative.
There are no rules cast in stone. Each of us needs to work on what best suits our temperament and circumstances. If you ask me, the greatest inspiration to write often comes from re-living in your mind your greatest moments of triumph as a writer. It works, all the time!