A plan to combat burnout by writing something entirely new
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.
Breaks are good. Take them when you need them. Burnout is a creativity killer.
Burnout is the WORST! I’ve just emerged from over two years of burnout and I hope I never have to revisit that dark and empty cave again. 🥲 I’m excited for your change of pace this weekend. Have FUN!! 💃🏻✨✍️
I relate to this so much right now. In the middle of a novel revision, I stopped and worked on something else. But no I’m having a hard time getting back to the novel. I’m going to try reading my last few chapters again over the next few days to see if that does anything for me.
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!
Now that sounds like a weekend well spent. Great idea! Have fun!
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.