The creative process cannot be rushed; we must await our muse and be inspired. Unfortunately, that is impractical advice in a world filled with deadlines. Yet, the more pressure we receive, the slower we produce quality work. In an enlightening talk, bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert, revealed her secrets to combatting writer’s block:
It turns out, all one needs to do is show up. So block out at least an hour each day and devote that time to your creative process. Show up and do your work. Your genius will take care of the rest.