Your Biggest Challenge as a Writer -and What To Do About It - Part 8
Inertia is defined by the dictionary as ‘a tendency to do nothing or to remain unchanged’. The word comes from ‘inert’, which means ‘lacking the ability or strength to move' and is derived from the Latin word iners, inert- ‘unskilled, inactive’, from in- (expressing negation) plus ars, art- ‘skill, art’.
It’s probably true to say that writers who suffer from a lack of time to write, and from procrastination, do so because they are pinned down in their lives by a set of circumstances which keep them exactly where they are. Struggling to get a ‘little bit of writing’ done each week, or maybe each month, and then coming back to that piece to find that it is inadequate an