Writing is a very demanding profession. At times—especially when payment isn’t forthcoming or problems arise with editors—it can be extremely stressful. And stress can play havoc on your health and your writing. It’s a vicious cycle.… Consider playing a sport.… But exercise alone isn’t enough. You must also make sure that your diet offers you the energy that you’ll need.… Some writers get out and do things that contribute to their writing. Ernest Hemingway went out into the world and actively participated in life.
Link back to Bob Brooke and A Writer’s Life.