I Don’t Feel Like Writing Because… (A Writers Write Prompt)
Because I don’t want you to see me fumble for my words when I (try to) describe something I love or find totally and completely awesome and I just want you to fall in love as much as I have.
Because no matter how many times I practice it, memorize it or look it up, I will always spell the word “*insert any word ever* “ wrong.
Because I have a love/hate relationship with commas, the listing comma in particular, but I think anyone could understand that.
Because for some odd reason my brain always likes to randomly include “Subsequently” in every other paragraph I write when discussing something, even though it never fits.
Because as much as I love/know about writing, story and characters, there are a million and one things I still want and need to learn, so I don’t often want to drudge on and on with my opinion when I could be spending my time learning something new. (Might be the worst one)
Because I prefer to hand-write my thoughts before typing them up—this prompt not excluded—but when your notes are three pages long (front and back) well…
Because 99% of writing is intimate, regardless of what I am writing, these words are an extension of my mind, my thoughts, my perspective, my opinions, and me. What if someone doesn’t like what I have to say? What if they find my short stories and advice naïvely tedious, cumbersome, and subsequently lame?
Because sharing it with anyone has and always will be painstakingly nerve racking, but I am always happy when I do share.
Thanks so much for reading. 🙂
Until next time,