When Struggling With Your Writing Always Think – Caterpillar & The Butterfly! 🦋 #Writer

Lucy Mitchell

Being a writer isn’t easy. Sometimes those good writing days can feel like a distant memory or even a rarity.

I have found that when I am struggling with my writing looking at the creative process through a different lens helps.

For noting, I’ve also found chocolate, gin & tonics and interpretative dances in my kitchen (when no one is looking) also help, but they are all for another blog post.

Here’s a different way of looking at the writing process. This has kept me going and has made me scurry back to my writing desk on several occasions.

Think Caterpillar & The Butterfly!

I believe writing can be likened to the metamorphosis of a butterfly.

Caterpillar Stage:

The caterpillar performs the same daily tasks; eating, sleeping and shuffling up and down a leaf.

You, the writer, are the caterpillar. As well as eating, sleeping and shuffling up and down…

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