I came across this idea from a blog article by E.M. Welsh that you can find here. Between NaNoWriMo, and changes happening at my day job, this past month has been incredibly stressful. My WIP was moving along, but I felt like I needed to take a step back and rediscover it. What I loved most about Welsh's idea is that I wasn't focused on pumping out a crazy wordcount. Instead, I was taking time to relax, recharge, and rediscover my passion for my story.
I decided to take last weekend off and dream, plot, read, and enjoy life. My only goal was to feel better about my writing life and to rediscover the joy my manuscript had previously brought me.
I not only achieved this goal, but I rediscovered myself in the process. I...Read More