When you hit a dry spell…

Here’s some good advice from Suzanne Lakin on how to get through a dry spell in your writing and turn a negative into a positive.

The short story is something I use myself when the novel is grinding to a halt – and in order to give myself the added impetus I keep a wee list of forthcoming Short Story Competitions to hand – nothing like the incentive of a closing date (not to mention a prize) to keep me going. And I can testify to the fact that getting credits in competitions does make a difference when approaching publishers and / or organisers of events such as festivals.

So however short or long your ‘glitch’ make the most of the time and write…

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