Take a novel by a favourite writer and copy out of three or four pages just to get the fingers and thoughts moving.
I like to walk for a couple of hours each morning before breakfast. I do most of my thinking at this time. It is a great way to start the day. Well, that’s what I think. But I know this habit wouldn’t be popular with other writers. How do you structure your day? Are you [...]
“The soldier is drilled every day so that their exercises are like battles without blood and real battles are like exercises with blood.” Josephus, The Jewish War Don't think about inspiration. Just write every day and allow that discipline to spark your creative instincts, because only with regular practice will you improve your writing skills.
‘Beside the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of the nonessentials.’ Lin Yutang Be realistic about what you want to achieve within the time you have available. Do the most difficult tasks first in the morning and schedule in some [...]