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The Frustration Of Writing

July 17, 2021
By Rsnail-925 PLATINUM, Boulder, Colorado
Rsnail-925 PLATINUM, Boulder, Colorado
24 articles 6 photos 77 comments

Favorite Quote:
A story has as many versions as it has readers - Winter Of Our Discontent


I started writing 

But I hated how it sound 

So I stopped right there 


The author's comments:

I guess this is just about how sometimes when I start to write, I just can't really get into a rhythm and it doesn't sound like I want it to. That's the true frustration of writing for me. 


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on Jul. 29 at 12:05 am
Rsnail-925 PLATINUM, Boulder, Colorado
24 articles 6 photos 77 comments

Favorite Quote:
A story has as many versions as it has readers - Winter Of Our Discontent

That sounds really cool, thanks for the tip SparrowSun! The squirrel queen sounds epic, I would love to check it out if you ever post it or publish it.

on Jul. 28 at 9:01 pm
SparrowSun ELITE, X, Vermont
193 articles 22 photos 1020 comments

Favorite Quote:
"It Will Be Good." (complicated semi-spiritual emotional story.)

"Upon his bench the pieces lay
As if an artwork on display
Of gears and hands
And wire-thin bands
That glisten in dim candle play." -Janice T., Clockwork[love that poem, dont know why, im not steampunk]

i have a doc full of pictures that fix my writers block.
right now I'm writing a short story about a squirrel queen destroying humans because of one(its not as weird a picture as it sounds I swear)

on Jul. 24 at 10:56 am
Rsnail-925 PLATINUM, Boulder, Colorado
24 articles 6 photos 77 comments

Favorite Quote:
A story has as many versions as it has readers - Winter Of Our Discontent

Thanks Crazywolfiegirl2!

on Jul. 24 at 9:46 am
Crazywolfiegirl2 PLATINUM, Kington, Other
27 articles 0 photos 265 comments

Favorite Quote:
When people first meet me, they think I'm really shy, but by the time they get to know me they wonder how the illusion of shyness ever came around!

This is so relatable 😭 well done

on Jul. 24 at 12:25 am
Rsnail-925 PLATINUM, Boulder, Colorado
24 articles 6 photos 77 comments

Favorite Quote:
A story has as many versions as it has readers - Winter Of Our Discontent

Yeah, it's been happening to me a lot right now. I guess I'm just in a writing funk for the moment hah!

on Jul. 22 at 3:11 am
JustMe_Vaanya SILVER, Dehradun, Other
7 articles 9 photos 91 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Una Vida, I have come to accept that I cant experience everything in life. But what I will, I'll experience deeply..."
-Shivya Nath

I feel u... It's soo true! I want to write something that readers can connect with but It's like it never comes out!