Just finished re-reading an essay entitled “Writing Every Day,” by Walter Mosley, in the March/April 2007 issue of Poets & Writers.
Writing is a discipline. It is far too easy, when writing is not one’s primary source of income, to not write every day. Even if one is not moving towards writing as one’s primary vocation, if one has a novel inside of her waiting to be born, then one cannot put it off. Perhaps there is no biological clock ticking away, but one should think of writing in this way. Time is running out. So write, write, write….