Because I interact with many writers, I have a feeling that more than one person reading this right now is either experiencing their own dry spell or knows what it’s like. So I’d like to share with you some of the things that have helped me get back to writing after a dry spell, in hopes that they’ll be helpful for you now or in the future.
Ten years ago, I woke up with an idea. An idea I wasn’t sure how to make room for amidst other priorities. I wrote in starts and stops. Hills of progress. Valleys of neglect. Until one day, I emerged with a 85,000-word first draft.
My husband and I were setting the dinner table, and he looked at me and said, “Do you really think you’re good enough that people would pay to read what you’ve written?”
There is a way to show your distractions who’s the productivity boss, and it all starts with where you choose to write.
It’s every writer’s dream. And it’s educational and entertaining to play with the idea of seeing your story play out on the silver screen. So, here are some ways to prepare mentally, emotionally, and fashionably for your very own book-to-movie adaptation.