Diary of a bad writer – Week 42

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July 23rd, 6:00pm –  Its been a long day at work today. I’m tired but will try to get some writing in, even if it’s just a paragraph. I just have to get started, then I’ll be fine… Why?

I recognize I write for the love of writing. One or two sentences is a start.

It all adds up.


  One thought on “Diary of a bad writer – Week 42

  1. July 30, 2019 at 2:44 pm

    The days when your brain already feels exhausted and unwilling to cooperate are the hardest to write. I’m glad you push yourself to start even on those days. Take it one day at a time! Like you said, it all adds up!!

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  2. July 30, 2019 at 8:45 am

    You can do it!

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  3. July 27, 2019 at 9:15 am

    Absolutely! Enjoy it, and don’t put too much pressure on yourself. ‘Every little helps’. I’m rather behind on blogs so I’m sorry this is a little late.
    Have a lovely weekend, Darnell!
    Caz x

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  4. July 25, 2019 at 2:03 pm

    I love your attitude Darnell! Remaining positive during a challenge is a test all writers must pass… again, and again…

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  5. July 24, 2019 at 3:58 pm

    little drop of water forms the ocean – keep writing dear

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  6. July 24, 2019 at 1:54 pm

    LOL! Write for the love of writing?
    That must be why I think everything I write is garbage. I HATE TO WRITE.
    I’ve heard that several famous writers also hated to write…and thought everything they wrote was crap. Must be a “writer” thing. 🥴

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    • July 24, 2019 at 2:46 pm

      Yeah, your muse is to hate, but create. It gets your fabulous stories completed. Yep, it’s a writer thing.😉

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    • July 30, 2019 at 9:08 am

      So why do you write if you hate it?

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      • August 1, 2019 at 3:19 pm

        I started writing because it was cathartic. I had been emotionally murdered and I just wrote about the aftermath.
        Then I started writing stories…dark and twisty stories.
        Maybe it was the catalyst for writing my book. But, as I said…I hate it. 🥴

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      • August 1, 2019 at 8:57 pm

        Weird. I have to admit that I’ve never heard anyone who writes say they hate writing. I’m glad it works for you, though.

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      • August 2, 2019 at 12:49 pm

        I have asked many times…”do you know how many famous authors despise writing and think everything they write is absolute garbage?”
        I read somewhere that Stephen King thought everything he wrote was “crap.” That might have been before he became famous. 🥴

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      • August 2, 2019 at 1:19 pm

        Well, I do get the second part. I think most of us are doubtful about our talent.

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      • August 2, 2019 at 6:32 pm

        LOL. I’ve always thought everything I wrote pretty much sucked…except maybe “Dear God.”

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  7. July 24, 2019 at 1:39 am

    Well said 🤗


  8. July 24, 2019 at 12:46 am

    “If you can’t annoy somebody, there’s little point in writing.”
    – Kingsley Amis

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  9. July 24, 2019 at 12:28 am

    “It was a dark and stormy night……”

    Take it from here!!!

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    • July 24, 2019 at 12:31 am

      I will! By the way, that online magazine is publishing one of my stories next month. Thank you!. Details soon to come…🤭

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      • July 24, 2019 at 2:07 am

        Oh HELL yeah!!!! That is so dope!!! Congrats!!!

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      • July 24, 2019 at 4:10 am

        Thank you for your input. That’s why this happened. I owe you for getting work published. Will notify you when it hits. 🙂

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      • July 30, 2019 at 9:07 am

        That’s great news! CongratZ!

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      • July 30, 2019 at 9:11 am

        Fast forward… they already published it. I mention it in my post for Friday 🤗

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  10. July 24, 2019 at 12:05 am

    Even if it’s two sentences that is great. Cheers!

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