Last Call: <em>Shades of Milk and Honey</em> by Mary Robinette Kowal
In Shades of Milk and Honey, Jane Ellsworth lives in an alternate version of Regency England, one where magic is a part of everyday life and any respectable lady is skilled in the manipulation of glamour. The thought-provoking quote above suggests that the presence of passion separates art from technique, which got us thinking about creative burnout.
Tell us: How do you stay passionate about your writing (or other creative ventures)? Can you see a notable difference between the words you write while inspired, and the words you capture even though your muse has fled?
Like always, leave your answers below, or share longer responses in a blog post on your own blog, linking back to it via the comments.