Waiting for inspiration?

  • April 17, 2010
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This week, I met with my “Young Writers-in-Progress” class, a group of talented teenagers who hope to become writers. I wrote on the board this counter-intuitive statement:

Motivation varnothing Productivity

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Exactly what does this mean?

Motivation does not result in productivity. Productivity results in motivation. Once you start writing, you will keep writing.

Do not wait for inspiration!

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