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I too am envious of those writers. I wish I had the time. I have found, that when burnout threatens, I do another writing course, focusing on developing a different aspect of writing. Not only does it improve my writing, it inspires me to further the writing of my second book, the first of a trilogy.

Thank you for some great suggestions about weekend writing events. I will have to check them out.

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Breaks are good. Take them when you need them. Burnout is a creativity killer.

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Burnout is the WORST! Iโ€™ve just emerged from over two years of burnout and I hope I never have to revisit that dark and empty cave again. ๐Ÿฅฒ Iโ€™m excited for your change of pace this weekend. Have FUN!! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿปโœจโœ๏ธ

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Aug 31ยทedited Aug 31Liked by Jackie Dana

I relate to this so much right now. In the middle of a novel revision, I stopped and worked on something else. But no Iโ€™m having a hard time getting back to the novel. Iโ€™m going to try reading my last few chapters again over the next few days to see if that does anything for me.

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I love this idea! I have been thinking of using some vacation time off work to do a little at-home writers retreat some time soon. Excited to see how this goes for you and what comes of it!

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Now that sounds like a weekend well spent. Great idea! Have fun!

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Have a great weekend! I can relate. My favorite part of the writing process is starting something new, followed closely by finishing the project, and a distant third is the slog through the middle.

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