The Problem With Creating a Writing Routine

Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog on the problem with creating a writing routine

Meg Dowell

Ever since I moved earlier this year, I’ve desperately been trying to establish a daily routine that works. When am I going to write my blog posts? Read the many books I’m forcing myself to finish before buying new ones (sigh)? Work on my own books? Relax? Sleep?

You know all these things have to happen — you want/need them to. But when?

It’s easy to say that everyone has a prime productivity slot for every activity they want to accomplish daily. I’ve oddly discovered that working out over my lunch break during the week is much more satisfying than trying to do it at 6 a.m.

But there’s one problem with routines — figuring out when and where you’re going to work on which creative projects to keep yourself going.

Sometimes, you just get bored.

And comfortable.

And one day you decide, “I want to do something different.” So…

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