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21 Dilemmas That Inevitably Happen When You Have Writer's Block

"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."

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1. You get distracted by every little thing.

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What was that? Maybe the dog needs to be taken out?

*Goes downstairs*

*Gets distracted by what's on TV*

2. You easily get sucked into the Internet.

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Thanks a lot, Tumblr!

3. Nothing will stop you from procrastinating.

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I know it's due tomorrow but I can find the time to do it. Somehow...right?

*Stays up all night writing something that could've been finished weeks ago*

4. You keep waiting for any kind of inspiration.

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5. You start craving all of the snacks.

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Even if you just ate something, you think that by eating more food it'll help your struggles.

6. You finally think you have something that'll get you through this obstacle.

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7. But that moment of hope only lasts for a minute.

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Then you're in the same boat. Once again.

8. You start re-reading your work.

9. You discover way too many typos and want to delete everything.

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Why did I waste so much time writing this crap?

*Cue panic mode*

10. It feels like your brain has given up.

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11. If you have some ideas you can't get yourself to write about any of them.

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12. You get bored.

13. And disappointed in the stuff you've written so far.

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14. You don't know what to do with your work.

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15. You want to sit in a corner and cry.

16. You suddenly become apathetic towards everything.

17. You want to quit but failure is not an option.

18. You try to find some sort of motivation to carry on.

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If I don't finish this paper I will fail this course, and therefore need to re-take it next semester. Nope.

19. Voilà! The words start pouring from your fingers.

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20. You manage to finish the piece.

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Even if you're not 100% content with it and fearful you've overlooked mistakes, it's DONE. Time to celebrate.

21. You no longer feel bad for wasting so much time.


Go ahead and enjoy your XBOX game. There's no more writing to worry about...until the next assignment, that is.

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