To all you aspiring authors who might be reading this post, this is something that you will always have to contend with in your writing career. Other priorities may limit the amount of time you can spend on your novel, but it is essential that you keep persevering. Taking the occasional day away from writing can be good to recharge your creative energy, but still make sure that you get back into it as soon as you can.
These dips in writing form can feel demoralising at first, but if you just write a hundred or so words where you can, you will soon get back into your writing routine. And that is exactly what I intend to do next week!