Being a writer isn’t easy. Sometimes those good writing days can feel like a distant memory or even a rarity.
I have found that when I am struggling with my writing looking at the creative process through a different lens helps.
For noting, I’ve also found chocolate, gin & tonics and interpretative dances in my kitchen (when no one is looking) also help, but they are all for another blog post.
Here’s a different way of looking at the writing process. This has kept me going and has made me scurry back to my writing desk on several occasions.
Think Caterpillar & The Butterfly!
I believe writing can be likened to the metamorphosis of a butterfly.
The caterpillar performs the same daily tasks; eating, sleeping and shuffling up and down a leaf.
You, the writer, are the caterpillar. As well as eating, sleeping and shuffling up and down…
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