Writing is enjoyable but can be difficult, and making each story and each character different can be challenging. I imagine all writers run into writing blocks where they can't decide which direction the story should take next. Sometimes I know that I have to take a break from my writing and clear my mind before I take a story further...or even start a new story. Matter of fact, I've been on a bit of a hiatus from writing for a while as other important projects have been interrupting my story imagination.
Gardening is another project that takes up time during the summer. There is always lots of weeding to do. Like when painting walls, I like weeding because it doesn't consume the mental process, so often my mind wanders to story possibilities and does engender new ideas and new characters.
So lately, my projects have kept me from writing. I have a long list of books to work on but my enthusiasm has been missing.
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