It’s difficult to explain how real the struggle is when it comes to being a writer.
The ebbs and flows of productivity go from Death Valley lows to Everest highs for me. (Thank you to @LiveLokai and their amazing bracelets for planting this visual in my mind!)
I struggle with these types of ups and downs often which then, surprising no one, leaves me grounded, all writings coming to a complete halt. When the writers block hits or when the emotions become too much or life presses down too hard, I retreat instead of standing up and facing IT (it = jobs, money, friends, family, weight, goals, etc.) head-on. [Read more…]