on Writing Forward:
Do you ever sit down to write only to discover hours later that you’ve done nothing but stare off into space with a blank look on your face, occasionally breaking from your stupor to notice that you haven’t written a single word?
I bet there have also been times when you were bursting with creativity — when you couldn’t get the words out of your head and onto the page (or screen) fast enough.
Don’t you wish writing could always be like that?
Creative writing requires skill, focus, and motivation. But is inspiration necessary? Can we write if we’re not inspired?