Writers Wednesdays

First I’ll start with the obvious: for some reason, writers are one of the few professions out there with a specific and distinct word for their inability to do their jobs. And a word that actually doesn’t explain anything.

Correct me if I’m wrong, but you don’t see painters talking about painter’s block, or weight-lifters talking about… lifting block? They just state that they can’t, or won’t, do what they should be doing and then they state (or hide) the cause: because they are lazy, because they have better things to do, because they simply don’t care anymore, because they are sick, etc. But writers… they just suffer from writer’s block, a causeless condition, a unique and strange sickness that seems to only affect them…

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