I have a bad habit of taking an extended break in between writing stages. From pre-writing to drafting, drafting to editing, round one to second edits, etc.
My plan is always to take a week off.
Seven days of no book thinking.
Unfortunately, seven days has a bad habit of turning into seventeen days or, that one time, thirty-seven days.
During my last hiatus I heard the best advice that helped me get back into the writing mood. Continue reading