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When you don't feel like writing

by TonyBerkman (editor), Costa Rica, May 27, 2012

Take advice from Stephen Kin on when not writing a piece of work is a bad idea.

"Stopping a piece of work just because it's hard, either EMOTIONALLY, or IMAGINATIVELY, is a bad idea. Sometimes you need to go on when you don't feel like it, and sometimes you're doing good work when it feels like all you're managing is to shovel shit from a sitting position." ~~ Stephen King, On Writing



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By Barbara MacDonald on May 27, 2012 at 03:31 pm

Great quote... and so true... I always think of writing as a part of my soul which needs to be expressed...maybe why I love poetry so much....Also like this quote on writing...lol I have a blog I once wrote which only is quotes on writing...this is one of my favorite....

Henry David Thorea

"If the weak hand that has recorded this tale, has, by its scenes, has beguiled the mourner of one hour of sorrow, or, by its moral, taught him to sustain it-the effort, however humble, has been not in vain, nor is the writer unrewarded. "

perhaps it is well we do not feel to write that we "need" to...

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By Barbara MacDonald on May 27, 2012 at 03:33 pm

not well...*when

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By Lartinos on June 02, 2012 at 11:16 pm

I agree about the need to push on will things at times.

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