Monkeys at a typewriter.
Because that's what a story does. It's supposed to to make you feel something. Be it anger or sadness, it's succeeded
NOTE: This post was taken from my Morning Pages journal, dated 1.17.2019.
So after doing all that, I took a week off.
There may come a day when there are no victories, so each one matters.
It's about what dark thoughts you need to avoid when you're a writer, and what you can do to turn them into something beneficial.
The moment you decide to become an author you step into the realm of the gods.
Artists do a lot of sketching. Artists do a lot of character studies. Artists do a lot of line experimentation.
*drinks gallon of coffee and returns 10 minutes later