Waiting for cover designs
Waiting for releases
Waiting Waiting Waiting
So how do we stay positive and make the best us of all that time spent waiting?
Just because you feel like you can't write, doesn't mean you can't lay the ground work for a new story. Get lost in the research, it may inspire you to move forward with an idea.
Spend some time with your critique partners work. It will take you mind off things and help them at the same time. It's a win win.Regardless the waiting game is hard. Give yourself a break. It's okay to lose it and get frustrated, but also use the time to recharge and find inspiration for your next project. Long and short perseverance pays off. Keep moving forward and don't let the waiting drag you down.