When it comes to writing, we try to hold ourselves accountable to the work through creating a solid routine. But, when we are faced with a block, we step away. Typically we go down the same path we have gone down when inspiration struck the last time, just enough out of the routine to seem new. What happens if the muse still doesn’t come? Maybe when you least expect it, when you stop expecting inspiration to come, is when you will see the story unfold.