As a fellow sufferer, I really appreciate this post!
It’s always inspiring to find another writer who approaches the craft in a similar way that you do. Today I stumbled onto this post by Science Fiction author Jamie Todd Rubin about how he’s on an unbroken daily writing streak for over 373 days (updated to 390).
Writing tends to be a burden more than a blessing. Torture yourself with your craft, sitting in your office, typing away at your computer, day after day – and what is the result? Obscurity.
You try to perfect by reading books on how to write better. Twenty-one Steps to the Perfect Novel. Fiction Writing for Blockheads. The list goes on and you’ve paid a small fortune to improve yourself. What is the return on your investment? Obscurity.
But, this is the life of a writer, is it not? There would be nothing to write if we were all blessed with the accolades of…
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