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Today I am delighted to be the next stop on the blog tour for The Mine by author Antti Tuomainen. For my stop the author has kindly written a post about his writing day. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did. The Mine is out now and available to purchase from Amazon.

29501615My Writing Day by Antti Tuomainen

There’s a quote from Somerset Maugham that I swear by these days. He was asked if he wrote on a schedule or only when struck by inspiration. “I write only when inspiration strikes,” he replied. “Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp.”

The above is one of the best and most useful things I’ve learned in all my years as a professional writer: that sitting down precedes inspiration, and not the other way around as is surprisingly commonly thought. I’ve learned this through experience. I have been…

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