Turn Your Resistance Into Your Refuge
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All writers really want to do is write. So why don’t they?
Typical advice you’ll find across the Internet is all the same. It’s over-masculinized and full of back-patting bravado: conquer your fears, don’t take no for an answer, be the best, find your unique voice, share a message no one else has ever heard of.
Other advice drains the beauty, nuance, and experiential quality out of creative self-expression, rendering it a heart-less, repetitive, altogether boring matter of racking up word-counts using anxiety-inducing timers. Turn yourself into a factory and industrialize your artistry, they say. Accrue 10,000 hours of dedicated practice! You’ll magically become an “expert” and gain 10,000 followers, and maybe even go viral…
Aren’t you as tired of this as I am?
This culture is not only full of false bravado; it insults any other desire, curiosity, interest, or exploration of writing for any reason other than “becoming a professional” or “beating the competition.
There are reasons why writers don’t write.
Most of the time, it has nothing to do with skill.
Most of the time, it’s all about the felt-experience of writing.
If the feeling of being in the experience of writing doesn’t