Impetus – definition: 1) a. a driving force : impulse b. something that makes a person try to work hard or harder; 2. the characteristic of a moving body that is caused by its mass and its motion.
I’m sharing a superb post today dealing with the driving force for writers. Please visit the site, its certainly worthwhile.
My driving force is mainly an idea that develops exponentially in my mind, demanding attention until it is safely on paper or screen. Even if I try to ignore it, there is an unpleasant sick feeling that comes over me and I have to write. My writing is free flow and it works well for me. With my ‘late’ start with this writing lark, I have an added driving force – to get as many stories written as I can!
What is your driving force?
We all need encouragement for our writing and it comes from many sources but having a few nice things surrounding us also helps! So I’m also sharing some great ideas for writers – put them on your Christmas wish list: