14 Terrifying Writing Obstacles That Never Really Get Easier to Beat


The obstacles of the writer….

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1. Figuring out the best way to respond when people ask you what you “do.”

2. Making time to write when life gets stupid.

3. Outlining the entirety of your writing experience to promote your worth.

4. Finishing what you start, even though new ideas are always trying to lure you away.

5. Deciding which important project is “most important” at the moment.

6. Pitching your ideas to strangers (and/or people you really want to impress).

7. Talking through your ideas, hoping some of them aren’t total garbage once you say them out loud.

8. Query letters.

9. Receiving negative — and positive — feedback.

10. Writing things you know your friends/family will judge you for.

11. Saying yes to The Project. You know the one.

12. Giving it your all knowing you could fail.

13. Taking big chances even though you might get rejected.

14. Finally succeeding — and…

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2 thoughts on “14 Terrifying Writing Obstacles That Never Really Get Easier to Beat

  1. spalukaitis says:

    Getting distracted by the new ideas when you’re working on the old ones is usually my greatest enemy…having too many ideas is better than not having any at all, right?

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