Is Writing Supposed to Be Hard?

Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions Blog that asks the question: Is Writing Supposed to Be Hard?

Meg Dowell

Have you ever had one of those days where everything you try to write in nice, professional sentences just comes out sounding like garbage? How about one of those days where no words come at all … or some do, but you just end up spilling a bunch of nonsense onto a page because you have no other choice?

Of course you have had days like these. Congratulations — it means you are a writer. A struggler, a sufferer. You are a creative human with a lot of ideas, but your seemingly limitless brain is trapped inside a body that gets tired and has to eat and just aches all the time for some reason?

The question: Is writing supposed to be THIS hard?

The answer: Yes … but only to a certain point, and for very good reasons.

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