I saw a writing prompt on a blog that I follow. I feel the urge to write it, but I want to let the emotions I don’t want to face, be my excuse for not writing it. So, I’ll have to push past the painful emotions and just write it anyway. Thanks for posting this today.
The last half of 2018 was one of the most difficult periods of time I’ve ever endured as a creator.
I woke up and went to sleep angry and frustrated almost every day. I knew I was not in a creator-friendly environment. I was still learning how to be a parent (to a puppy). I was mentally and emotionally drained almost constantly. Making room for writing became more of a chore than a pleasure.
And over and over — I have the journal entries to prove it — I blamed my failures and took my frustration out on everyone else. Everyone except myself.
For some reason we get into this habit of blaming our problems on other people. And many never learn to take responsibility for their failures, shortcomings, and struggles.
“I would have written a book by now if my wife were more supportive.”
“I want to start a…
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