Whether you're wondering what happens next in your story, want to write your first novel, or are about to start on the next installment of your long-running series, there are always times when you’ll need to find inspiration. And it is often surprisingly close by. "Be observant," said the dramatist, Lajos Egri, "and you will be forced to admit that the world is an inexhaustible pastry shop and you are permitted to choose from the delicacies the tastiest bits for yourself."
Writing is not the best occupation for your health. For most of us, writing involves a lot of sitting, which is why a good walk may be the best writing exercise there is.
There's no one-size-fits-all solution to keep writers motivated, but here’s one strategy that has regularly helped me move my writing forward: every time I sit down to write, I structure the end of my writing session to leave myself something to return to.