Relief from Your Writing Rut

Do you feel a dip in your enthusiasm for that WIP? Are you procrastinating by working on another project instead? Sometimes it’s hard to diagnose the problem, to tell if you’re burnt out or in a writing rut. Spoiler alert: They’re not the same thing.

In this conversation, J. and Zach talk about the difference between burn-out and a writing rut by examining questions you can ask yourself. Although it’s good to build habits and routines, it’s also possible to coast along the learning plateau producing average stories that lack enthusiasm.

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The difference between a writing rut and being burnt out
  • How you can determine if you’re in a writing rut
  • Ways you can climb out and re-energize your writing

Also, J. recommends a new course (shout to Diann Gunn for sending it along).

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