We stress, and block, and struggle with discipline.
Then we worry about writing quality, and writing quantity, and then acceptance.
Fear holds us back.
Asking: Will anyone want to see what we pour out on the page?
Now and again it is refreshing to not take it so seriously.
Most non-writers survive, after all.
“It’s easy, after all, not to be a writer. Most people aren’t writers, and very little harm comes to them. —JULIAN BARNES, Flaubert’s Parrot”
–Annie Dillard, The Writing Life
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