Motivation is outdated, overrated and to be frank... big pile of... There were many books already written about that. The most recent one was Mel Robbins "5 second rule" about that. Highly recommended read.
To wait for motivation is like saying " I will work when it strikes me... so once in a week... month... year" "I will work when I feel like it tomorrow". What will you do when the muse will never come ? How you will practice in meantime, how you will grow your skills?
It baffles me. How could we, as artists, collectively agreed to work after motivation sparks. How could we not discarded it as a flawless way of thinking? If we just change word "artist" with "computer scientist" it suddenly starts to sound ridiculous. Saying "I won't work today ... I am not motivated" suddenly became this "get out of jail" card. Other people will just nod head with face expressing full understanding.
Sure, you can be the one artist that will wait for this creative spark, but I d