When I am doing household chores or other mindless activities, I listen to audiobooks, podcasts, or other audio content. The billionaire considers himself a student of life.
So stop waiting for your muse to come along and magic you into becoming a brilliant writer. One character, one word, then one page. Readers gravitate towards authors they know and trust.
I borrow 10—20 books at a time and skim through the introductions of each book to figure out which ones pique my interest. On the other hand, there are people who do the opposite, writing anything and everything that comes to mind stream-of-consciousness style and then wondering why no one is paying attention.
On various topics. Carlton Clark loves to write about business, baseball, and popular culture.