Did you know that if you write 1000 words a day, every day, at the end of a year you will have 364,000 words?
Those 364,000 words equate to four 90,000 word novels, and 80,000 to 90,000 words is the average for a published novel.
Those 364,000 words equate to a three-volume fantasy epic or an epic Space Opera series.
Those 364,000 words equate to one or two Great American Novels.
Those 364,000 words are 72 5000 word short stories.
Those 364,000 words are thousands of poems.
Yes, we all have busy lives, but if you take your phone into the John for the toilet breaks, write over your lunch hour, write while you spouse/significant other is driving, and write while watching TV with your family, you can do that without a problem. An hour a day or less is all it takes to write that thousand words.
So if you have a dream, and you don’t live it, you have no one to blame but yourself.
It’s just 1,000 words a day.