Goodreads asked R.G. Belsky:

How do you get inspired to write?

R.G. Belsky I just get up every morning and do it. That's really all there is to it. Raymond Chandler once said that the trick to writing is to set aside a period of time each day ( an hour, two hours, whatever) where you're not allowed to do anything but write. You can't watch TV, send a letter (now an email), etc. You don't HAVE to write anything. But you can't do anything else. Out of boredom, Chandler said, you'll eventually write. Good advice from the greatest mystery writer ever.

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