It’s the first Wednesday in April, which means it’s time for IWSG! The Insecure Writer’s Support Group is a cool writing group. Do check them out here. The awesome co-hosts for the April 4 posting of the IWSG are Olga Godim, Chemist Ken, Renee Scattergood, and Tamara Narayan!
The IWSG Question for April is:
When your writing life is a bit cloudy or filled with rain, what do you do to dig down and keep on writing?
I’m really not sure how to answer this question, mostly because my writing life the past month has been measured in tiny drips and drabs. So there hasn’t been much in the way of “digging down to keep writing.” I will keep writing–or not writing, if time is a bit short, and thinking about writing–no matter what happens. So I’m not worried about keeping the writing going.
Outside interests help a ton, though, in keeping inspiration and new ideas sparking off in a writer’s mind. So whenever I’m feeling particularly uninspired or like everything I’m writing is crap or I’m just not getting there, there are books to read and podcats to listen to and music to dance around to…