Writers: Pace Yourselves.


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog with the advice, Writers: Pace Yourselves

Novelty Revisions

Do you go through periods where you write a ton, followed by periods you write nothing, only to wake up one morning and feel like you could write for an entire day without stopping?

Here’s a secret: Even if you feel like you could write until your hands fell off … don’t.

THIS IS SO INCREDIBLY HARD TO DO! Because you feel inspired! You feel like you could write an entire novel in one sitting! All the ideas are coming to you at once and you almost wonder if not getting them all down on paper as quickly as possible will cause some kind of implosion in your brain.

But you should not — REALLY should not — write as much as you possibly can in one day, or two, or six.

You should, instead, write a little bit every day, stop, and come back tomorrow. Repeat.

But WHY? You…

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