There is absolutely no substitute for sitting down and writing. You may need to do research, if you’re writing fantasy you may want to spend time world building, writing character sketches, developing pantheons and cultures and even languages. And that is all quite a lot of fun. But none of it is a substitute for actually writing the story
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