Everyone loves to think that being a writer is a piece of cake.
Sure, it seems like sitting on a computer all day in your house or a shared office space is ideal–but try writing all day, every day (every minute, every hour) and still have enough juice/ideas/words to keep it going to sustain your career. It’s no day at the beach, y’all.
— Tyler Scott Sanchez (@PlayerOneTyler) May 24, 2018
Can’t focus. 10+ open tabs in my browser. Refreshed every single social media platform confirming how unproductive I am. Even Googled animals w/short attention spans. Quite the debate, who knew. Goldfish + Dogs in case you were wondering. #writerprobs #writerslife #writersblock
— Lavender Lou (@LavenderLou88) May 25, 2018
— Tiff Marie (@TiffMonde) May 31, 2018
A good way to write a book is to do half a sentence and then get distracted by gifs and dogs and avocado and TV and refilling your water bottle and finding warm socks and opening the blind and closing the blind and choosing a different font and putting your wordcount in a spreads
— anna s-r (@annaspargoryan) May 15, 2018
— The Company of Wretches (@CompanyWretches) May 29, 2018
ME, ON MY DEATH BED: If only I had more time to finish my great works! Please! Please, more time!
DEATH: You may live… one more day.
ME, AT 11:55 PM: Finally closed Twitter, turned off my phone, and can focus on writing – oh I should tweet that as a Monday motivation
— Mike Drucker (@MikeDrucker) May 21, 2018
them: do you take constructive criticism
me, already crying: sure what’s up
— erotic fiction author (@urvillageidiot) December 4, 2017
STEPS TO BECOMING A WRITER:
4 Agonize over things like commas, ellipses, and semicolons
5 Avoid talking about your writing, which you’re proud of but also shy about
7 Tweet a lot about writing
— Sean R. Frazier (@TheCleftonTwain) May 30, 2018
I’m 26, graduated college, my work largely revolves around writing, and I still can’t spell rythym rythm rhythym on my first or even second try
— Zoë Ligon (@thongria) May 30, 2018
— Morgan Wright (@byMorganWright) May 30, 2018
— Margie Housley (@margiehousley) May 31, 2018