Why You Feel Guilty About Not Writing (and What to Do About It)

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Do you feel guilty when you don’t write? You’ve come to the right post. And the right blog.

The thing about guilt is that it sends a sickening fog through our minds and makes it difficult to do the tasks we feel are important. So in feeling guilty about not writing, you end up pushing yourself even further away from making it possible to write.

A vicious cycle. Maybe one that has an end.

My theory: writers feel guilty for not writing because they’ve been told that the only thing writers are allowed to do is write.

When you read about writers living the “starving artist” life, all you hear about are the late nights, the carpal tunnel syndrome, the isolation. The pain.

And for many “active” aspiring writers, there are plenty of late nights and physical/mental ailments and lonely stretches of very slow time.

But even though writing is…

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About ann Harrison-Barnes Author

I am a Christian author and a professional content writer who is totally blind. I also love to write about inspirational topics, such as spirituality, music, and anything else that my little heart desires. This includes character interviews, book reviews, and even a story or two. I write professional blog posts, landing pages and other materials for the word matters blog at www.ernestdempsey.com, and a company called rushcube. If anyone wants to find out more about my writing, or if you need a freelance content writer, please email me at annwrites@annwritesinspiration.com
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