How I Avoid Writer’s Burnout

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I write a lot — almost every day, and normally for a couple hours at a time. For me, the hardest thing about writing so much isn’t coming up with ideas, or even finding the time. The trickiest part of writing consistently is avoiding burnout.

I used to think that burnout was inevitable. I’d alternate between writing for hours day after day, and then going weeks without writing a single word. Fortunately, I’ve…