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Here’s how it works. He told me to get a big wall calendar that has a whole year on one page and hang it on a prominent wall. The next step was to get a big red magic marker. He said for each day that I do my task of writing, I get to put a big red X over that day. “After a few days you’ll have a chain. Just keep at it and the chain will grow longer every day. You’ll like seeing that chain, especially when you get a few weeks under your belt. Your only job next is to not break the chain.” “Don’t break the chain,” he said again for emphasis.
Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.
Writer’s block is not a “thing”. It’s just fear. No one’s looking at you. Just start writing. Worry about it later.
If someone would ask me, “How would you summarize your work?” I’d say, “What work? Today I am drawing a picture of this and tomorrow I am writing that.
You write your first draft with your heart and you re-write with your head. The first key to writing is to write, not to think.