The edge of my bed is digging into the back of my thighs, and my neck aches where it meets my slouching shoulders. I deflate with a sigh. Defeat lowers himself down onto my rounded back and settles in, making his bulk comfortable. He’s heavy.
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How to Keep Writing When You Feel Like Giving Up
I get it. I feel you. The struggle is real. How to persevere as a writer when you feel like giving up? Here are ten suggestions. I hope some combination of these helps.
Folded Paper Must Begin to Fray
Even if I could unfold myself,
No amount of pressing could erase
A General Feeling of Vague Writerly Dissatisfaction
Perhaps that is just what the increasingly heavy state of the world does to us. It seems an insurmountable challenge to be joyfully creative when there are much weightier issues to be concerned with.
Function of Solitude
from afar you can never know the hollow warmth inside
What’s Important to You?
It’s about priorities. Make a conscious decision to spend your time on what is important to you.
But then in time
Too soon it’s easy to forget
What it was like when she was gone,
What you were like without her there.
To Escape the Lurking Darkness
I whisper my confessions to the lake that holds my secrets.