Elizabeth M. Gilbert is an American journalist and author. She is best known for her 2006 memoir, Eat Pray Love which has sold over 12 million copies and has been translated into over 30 languages.
You can’t be good at grief. It’s not something that is to be mastered. It’s something that’s to be survived. It will come out as the most uncomfortable feeling for you, and you shouldn't fight it.
Don't put too much pressure on your creativity. Accept inspiration as something that happens to you sometimes, rather than something you are. Just be disciplined and show up every day so you're here when she comes.