One of the hardest parts about writing a 30-day novel is knowing what to do with yourself after it ends. Studies have shown that both men and women can suffer from postpartum depression after the birth of their child, and you shouldn’t be too surprised if you come down with a touch of the blues as you put your baby to bed.
Make the transition from intense creative period back to normal life easier by tackling a few of those nonessential things you’ve been putting on hold this past month. Go grocery shopping. Call people back. Make appointments. But still, no dishwashing. Please. Let’s not get crazy.