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7 Harsh Realities Of Being A Writer

It's not all drinking in hotel rooms.

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1. Writing is not even half the battle.

There are agent pitches, query letters, and drinking your own tears after every rejection.
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There are agent pitches, query letters, and drinking your own tears after every rejection.

2. You're filled with guilt when you're not writing...

3. ...but are constantly distracted when you are.

4. People keep asking about your "real" job.

. . . because unless you've written a bestselling novel, they don't care that you wake up at 5 a.m. to work on plot holes.
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. . . because unless you've written a bestselling novel, they don't care that you wake up at 5 a.m. to work on plot holes.

5. Despite the struggle, you know the key to success.

It's just that easy.
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It's just that easy.

6. You are personally responsible for the deaths of hundreds of trees.

Double. Spaced.
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Double. Spaced.

7. The blank page is your worst enemy

because what is the absolute perfect way to finish that sentence?
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because what is the absolute perfect way to finish that sentence?

But you still perform this labor of love . . .

because you have no choice.
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because you have no choice.

The stories in your brain will destroy you if you don't...

...or something less outlandish.
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...or something less outlandish.

And no one can tell it like you can!

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