Writer’s Clinic — Writer’s Burnout

ClinicToday is our writer’s clinic.

Our patient today: The Writer…

That’s right. You. The one who create the worlds, the characters, the drama, the highs, the lows, the ins, the outs, the fast, the slow, the mysterious, the romantic, the otherworldly, the suspenseful, the horrible, the disgusting, the…

That’s a lot of work you have to do. Your fans want more from you. Your publishers have deadlines. Your family wants your time. You’d like to eat sometime this week. I think most writers would like to have access to a deserted island with a handy teleportation system. When they want to get away for a few days, they simply teleport here, write and then return to the world. Others would probably just stay on the island without interaction from the outside world except through books

I read a post by Ted Dekker a few days ago and he made an interesting comment. He said. “Part of the journey is learning not to be enslaved by expectations of the book-world or other’s opinion of me..” Sometimes the pressure of being a writer can lead to burnout, especially when life circumstances interfere. How can a writer prevent burnout?

With me to unpack this topic is Debra Ullrick, prolific author and a recovering patient of burnout. You can call in at 646-595-2083, press 1 to be live on air. Or, you can download the WLUV Radio app on your mobile device. Any way you can, join us.

Call in at 646-595-2083, press 1 to be live on air. Or download the WLUV radio app. Or, click on the link.http://bit.ly/1ecKXGw

Any way you can, join us

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