Idle hands are the devil's playthings.
People are often surprised to hear Raymond used to be a bad boy.
Well, as a teenager, I ended up attending five different high schools, getting into fights, stealing, drinking, ditching classes, experimenting with drugs, and a wide range of criminal activities I regret.
Looking back, I can attribute my misbehavior to two things:
Basically, I was bored.
Being bored isn’t fun and you should think about this when you’re writing.
Because if your readers are bored, they’ll stop reading.
So how can you avoid being a boring writer?
Learn how to avoid boredom in real life.
Specifically, some things you can do:
Overall, you want to learn how to avoid boredom.
Because as the saying goes:
If you’re bored, you’re boring.
And if you’re bored, your writing and readers will be bored too.