The Roman author Catullus was writing about his unrequited love for the unrepentantly promiscuous Clodia when he penned the words I’ve lifted for this blog’s title, but I can relate to feeling hot and cold about the same subject.
I love to write; I hate to non-write. Yet, I need to have that “non-writing” state first, for it is my process of preparing to write.
Let me explain about this process I call “non-writing”. For me, the “non-writing” action is a vital step leading to the point where my creative juices are flowing and I’m busily immersed in writing my novel. [Read more…]