What To Do When You Need Writing Motivation – by Melissa Donovan…

on Writing Forward:

The more inspired you feel, the more motivated you will be to write. But there’s a subtle difference between feeling inspired and being motivated. Inspiration is about ideas; motivation is about doing the work. You could lounge around for hours, daydreaming poems and stories—without ever putting a single word on paper.

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  1. Hey there!,

    Thanks so much for posting this piece on writing motivation! I read Melissa Donovan’s post and was so impressed I bought her book on writing on Apple iBooks! I can’t wait to read it. I think it will inspire me to continue to write my semi-autobiographical novel set in 1990’s Japan! Thanks again!

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