Let’s face it, we all got into writing because of something we read. Whether it was a children’s story, a 1000-word novel or even a thrilling piece of journalism, it was - generally speaking - someone else’s words that inspired us to become a writer.
For me, it was the children’s author Roald Dahl who first got me into writing. I was just 6 years old.
What do you do when you don’t feel like writing?
It’s important that you stay productive and don’t get lost in Netflix, boredom or - gulp - existential loops of thought, wherein you believe you will never ever write again.
Here are some tips on what to do when you don’t feel like writing but still want to be productive and writerly:
Finding the time to write with a full-time job - or if you’re in college - or if you have a baby - can be difficult.
Real life just gets in the way and making time to write can seem as impossible as squeezing a 25th hour into the day.
However, it is possible.