From my files . . . of 1978

From my Journal: dated 3 July 1978

Still, no thoughts come to me.  I am tired of waiting. It seems I never will succeed in writing. Once, I held high my hope and desire to write.  Now, it all seems useless.  If I do succeed, what happiness will it bring to me . . . or to anyone? —Freeda Baker Nichols

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Hemingway’s advice makes it sound easy. Write one true sentence, he said.
What about you? Do you find writing to be an easy task? Or does it seem to be a tough assignment at times?

8 comments on “From my files . . . of 1978

  1. Catherine Johnson says:

    I think it’s it’s essential to go on a break and read in that time and paint 😉

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  2. It’s fun when you’re on a roll – it’s tough when you get stuck, receive too much editing advice and don’t know where to go with your story. You’ve kept with it! It’s not meant to be easy!

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  3. vrpruett says:

    Well you ended up being a very good writer. 🙂

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