How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 23
Writing is hard. I’m not referring to the actual execution of it, talent-wise, but the psychological processes involved: persistence, overcoming fear of failure, loneliness, delaying gratification for long periods. I don’t know about the statistics comparing talent with perspiration, but I’ve long thought that writers need a fair amount of ego strength. Just recognizing this is helpful and a source of pride–all writers experience the difficulties, and it takes a certain kind of “talent” and strength to continue to create.
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