Check out this great post from the Novelty Revisions blog on how to start writing while you’re busy doing everything else.
So you want to start a new thing.
I’m no stranger to this desire. I’ve started a lot of things in the past five years or so. Many of them, I haven’t finished. But many of them, I’m still chipping away at — and I wouldn’t be able to do that if I hadn’t learned how to start, despite all the other distractions and responsibilities standing in my way.
Here’s my best advice for you, aspiring starter.
Starting a new writing project doesn’t imply you have to dive headfirst into a new thing, submerge your entire existence, and forget about everything else until you burn through all your creative energy in a matter of days. That’s just how too many writers interpret “starting.”
When I start something new, I take things extremely slow. And it works. I conserve that initial excitement and creative insight so it lasts longer…
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