A Creative Routine

You don't necessarily need to write every day, but having a regular creative routine helps you to create more. It also helps with writer's block as it puts less pressure on you to create something great.

Malika Booker described it as having a ritual you can return to.

Quotes

Indeed, despite all these fruitful strategies for optimizing creative flow, the bigger truth — something I wholeheartedly believe — remains: There is no ideal rotation of the chair or perfect position of the desk clock that guarantees a Pulitzer. What counts, ultimately, is putting your backside in the chair — or, if you happen to be Ernest Hemingway or Virginia Woolf, dragging your feet to your standing desk — and clocking in the hours, psychoemotional rain or shine. Showing up day in and day out, without fail, is the surest way to achieve lasting success.

Maria Popova

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