Waiting to Be Inspired to Write? You’ve Got It Backwards!

Bane of Your Resistance

How would you feel if you were playing hide-and-seek and no one came to find you?

What if it turned out you were “It” and everyone else was waiting for you to find them?

Are you playing a backwards game of hide-and-seek with your writing? Are you hiding, waiting for inspiration to find you when you should be out looking for inspiration?

If you’re waiting to write, you’ve got it backwards.

We don’t write because we’re inspired – we get inspired because we write.

We don’t write because we finally figured out what to say – we figure out what to write as we write.

We don’t write when the resistance goes away – the resistance goes away when we write.

We don’t write when the time is perfect – time becomes perfect when we write.

Simple Solutions

The next time you notice you’re waiting for inspiration, consider who or…

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