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I've been trying to write at least an hour every day, but the past three days have been sick days for me, so I've mostly outlined in notebooks and read a lot of writing books. Yesterday I did nothing, basically.

Today, too, has been an unproductive day, but I managed to finish For Writers Only by Sophy Burnham. I love to collect writing books, but I must say this is one of my favorite. It's a book that the author wrote for herself during a dark period of her writing life, to give her motivation and inspire her to continue. It's not a how-to book. It doesn't give advice, as the author tells us in her preface to the book. It's a book about being a writer, about the emotions you go through while writing, the doubts, the fears, the euphoria, the doldrums.
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