1. Depending on the time of day, make some coffee or bring out your flask.
2. Sit down in front of a computer.
3. Stare at the screen for at least half an hour.
4. Give a mighty groan. Go on – you deserve it.
5. Open up Facebook.
6. Chalk up the day’s failure to the Mercurial Muses of Writers Block and take a nap.
*Robert has yet to publish a novel. Take that as you will.