They feel guilty for wasting "family time" on their own work. OR they feel drained from stress, and a lack of inspiration overtakes them which causes a case of the all too dreaded "Writer's Block".
They best advice I can offer is: DON"T LET IT!
As Toni Morrison said: "I can't explain inspiration. A writer is either compelled to write or not. And if I waited for inspiration I wouldn't really be a writer."
Even if you only spend five minutes a day writing - perhaps first thing in the morning or right before laying your head down at night - you can stay motivated and maintain at least a minimal feeling of accomplishment on your projects.
Still struggling? Try these tips for curing the writing blahs.
Burnt out from NaNo or not sure how to find a writing routine? Read these 4 Tips on how to write like Nicholas Sparks.
Want to read blogs by other motivational authors? Try Jody Hedlund.
Happy holidays and HAPPY WRITING!
What tips or practices keep you going?