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Did you get any words onto paper today? Did you jot notes for a story idea? Did you outline a chapter? Did you do a character sketch? I didn't think so. Too many days are passing without getting any work done on your manuscript. You have got to get back on the ball - now!
I get it. It's hard to settle in to write after a long day. You've commuted to work, spent all day making money for somebody else, and fought traffic to get home. Then, you had to cook dinner, clean the kitchen, and make sure the house was picked up all the while settling minor, and sometimes major, disputes between kids, answering questions about where everybody's belongings are, and coordinating everyone's schedules. You're exhausted.
Still, none of that is to blame for you not writing. Lots of things can get in the way of our writing but they tend to fall into only a few categories. Here are three reasons you're not writing: