Everyone needs a restart, whether it be creating a manuscript or artwork. Carry a journal or sketchbook in your pocket or purse. It's a freedom to get out the static by reorganizing the mind. Since many are homebound it becomes a bit more of a challenge keeping up with our mental health.. Our social media platforms for our socialization has become the strange norm of keeping up with friends and family. I still use the phone to a friend or family and let them know you are thinking about them. Covid has affected us in so many ways with a rippling effect that hasn't stopped.
Journaling has always been a way of self discovery and pulling out more details of a story, a particular character for me and gets the creative mind in gear. Nevermind the grammar, it's just you and the spiral bound notebook and a pen. Write out first thing in the morning with a quiet place for five or ten minutes. Try to get three pages down. Write out your concerns, events of yesterday or whatever suits your venture in journaling.
Or try a photo, any photo and describe it. A photo is worth lots of words. Freewriting is what it is, put anything in there. If writing is not your thing, try the sketch pad and dub it morning sketches.
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