I held a book in my hands and a flood of memories washed over me. Write the article, blog, email or book that you want to return to you in 20 years. Here are a couple of stories I hope encourage you.
It happened again as I was working on the opening to a writing seminar. It happened this week while I worked on a non-fiction piece, as well as a fiction piece. Come to the page every day. No question. But remember that ideas come at their own pace, they run downhill like water and pool. Relax. Keep writing.
A phone call from a struggling friend has brought me back to what I don’t know. The soil of your story is rich and loamy—and full of dead stuff. You’re closer than you think. When the struggle in your writing gets hard, you’re close to the emotional center of your writing.