I’ve been struggling with my writing process for a while, and Andi showed me why. I’ve been trying to do what other people do in their writing lives, and it simply doesn’t work for me. I need routines, rituals, and relationships to maintain my practice. I spend most of my days with none of these and hope that the words just come from somewhere. I get it now. I need structure.
So much of Andi’s writing on writing feels like it was meant just for me. But apparently I’m not the only one. If you’re reading this review, you probably need it too!
Andi Cumbo-Floyd didn’t specifically write for the disability/chronic illness writers among us, but our health impacts our writing self. So our schedules, rituals, and word counts might be blown to bits. She suggests thinking of our writing on a weekly schedule because we don’t do the same thing every day, and if we don’t accomplish our goals one day, perhaps we can do it another day.
There are other ways we can use Andi’s questions to learn what works best for us. You need to check it out.