It happens to everyone. It’s happening to me right now. I am in a slump. I have massive amounts of work to do, and just can’t do it. Why? We do have to be careful with the words we use. I don’t have massive amounts. I just need to clean up a chapter and send out the novel. Problem is, that’s not happening.
What’s a writer to do? Walk away and make jello pops? I don’t think so. These slumps really are a way of the brain taking a break. ( You’ve been on a break- what are you talking about- get cracking! )
When you’ve been working a project for a while and in this case a novel. Writing, editing, rewriting, and forcing yourself to stay focused feels like work. Aha the dreaded work. Work.
Writing is work? Egads….What a thought!
So what to do. The old simple command. Sit down and do it! Write. Sometimes you just have to sit down, pull out your finger and do it.
Well…maybe after a cup of coffee…
So how do you pull yourself out of a slump? Or are you the jello pop master of the universe?