Are You Wanting to Start Writing or Another Art Form?
I talk to so many people who would like to write in some way, shape or form. This was me too. I remember the day I heard this phrase. It changed my life! “A writer is someone who writes”. This was profound to me and is one of my most treasured go-to principals now. Use it for inspiration and to get started on anything. Ex. “A cook is someone who cooks“. “A blogger is someone who blogs“. You get the idea. We just need to get started!
When you have an idea, the best time to ‘birth’ the idea is right away and when you birth (start) it, you need to feed that baby right away. So this means we need to start doing things on a consistent basis. For example, we must feed a baby often when it’s born or it will not live. It’s the same with ideas or inspiration, we need to FEED that baby (idea) right away and often! 🙂
Riding The Waves of Inspiration
Inspiration comes in waves so you have to ride the waves and know that they are normal, but being consistent is a dedication and a mindset. If you want to write blog posts for example, it’s a good idea to commit to writing on a regular basis. Let’s say you are going to write at least one a day for 5 days a week. Some days you may not be as inspired, as others days, but the idea here is to be dedicated to writing regardless. Or on the days you are extra inspired you can accumulate a few days worth and be prepared for those days when you are not as inspired. Either way, being consistent in your content delivery and your creation builds momentum and shows your readers and the universe that you are becoming a serious writer, because you write and you write often. When you write and write often on a consistent basis you will also improve your skill set and things will flow easier too! This is something I am working on as well and just by writing this, I feel more inspired to be more consistent. lol. There truly is a power in words!
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” Stephen King
The wonderful thing about writing is that you may do the work once, but you can use that creation over and over again in the future. I have two other blogs one my general blog for my Life Coaching https://maggieholbik.blog/ and another for my Nutrition Business https://maggiesvitamins.blog/ and I find myself regularly sending people to blog posts that I have done in the past. They might ask me a question about a certain ailment or nutrient, or they need help with an emotional issue and I send them the blog post I wrote on or around that topic. It is super helpful for me and for my clients and I am sure others who are reading them, which is the whole point 🙂
So I never see writing as a waste of my time. Not only do I LOVE to write now that ‘I’ve started to write’, but I know that my words will live on for future generations to perhaps benefit from and I have a resource to add value for the people in my life and those I will touch along the way.
I hope you are inspired to pick up the pen, so to speak, and feed the birth of your idea or inspiration and to get started today. 🙂
Maggie Holbik.com is a Certified Life & Business Coach who owns a Digital Marketing Company and loves to help empower individuals to brand and market themselves in the digital age so that the world can both en-JOY and benefit from the gifts that these artists have to offer!