Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.
Your cue leads to your craving, which leads to a response, that leads to your reward.
These rewards can take any form, and as your habit gets more ingrained you develop a craving for the reward too, further developing the habit.
Writers ought to have only one response to their cues and cravings: writing!
Being a writer requires diverse activities, like promoting your list or pitching agents, but writing is still the most important of all.
Ask yourself what change of state are you seeking from writing. What you crave is not the habit itself but a change, which for a writer is often the sense of accomplishment from being a writer working toward a long-sought-after goal.
Many writers use the act of getting out of bed as a cue but yours could be anything. As time passes you will feel less resistance to writing as your brain automatically prepares for writing once the cue is detected.
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