Author Liz Mugavero talks creativity and asks readers what they do to get their creative mojo back.
By Liz, still wishing she’d missed that plane home from Key West
I don’t know about the rest of you, but sometimes it feels like my creative spark has been doused by an ocean wave.
This usually happens when my deadline is looming somewhere between 60 and 30 days away (like right now) and I’m feeling those first stages of panic (How will I ever get this book done?). The panic attracts the inner critic, and then it becomes a whole host of self doubt and procrastination.
In the past, I would beat myself up abut this situation. Berate my slacker tendencies that put me in this position every deadline. Curse the wretched day job that prevented me from putting the lion’s share of my time into writing. Deprive myself of anything good until I finished the book, which I was still convinced would be horrible, even if…
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