As if summarizing chapter one of Keep Going, here’s writer Neil Gaiman on the Tim Ferriss podcast (transcript):
Part of what I discovered, particularly about being a novelist, is writing a novel works best if you can do the same day over and over again. The closer you can come to Groundhog Day, you just repeat that day. You set up a day that works for yourself.
Want to be an artist? Watch Groundhog Day.