Tag Archives: quitting

Quitting Might Be a Symptom

I’ve never actively quit writing on the whole, in the sense that I actively made the decision to stop writing. I have, however, let life overwhelm my desire to write and stop me from going on. I’ve also quit writing fanfiction, which I love, because I thought it was the ‘more mature’ choice. (I’ve since […]

Too Damn Stubborn to Quit.

Do I ever think about quitting? Every week, particularly as I watch the deadline for these blog posts come roaring down on me like a runaway freight train [0]. The Plan [1] was to write the first draft of today’s blog yesterday. After all, I was going to be sitting mostly quietly in a room […]

Motivational Quitter

I’ve never had a moment in my life where I stared down at the empty page, threw my hands up in disgust, and declared that I was done writing forever. Now, having said that, I have to be honest. Nearly every day or, at the very least, several times a week, I quit. Pressure tends […]

Break-up/Make-up Cycle

I’m not sure what it says about my dedication to writing, but I give up quite often. At least once a year. Usually after National Novel Writing Month in November. When I write really intensively for long periods of time, I tend to burn myself out. I need time to recuperate and recover afterward. Sometimes […]

Sad, Walking-Away Music

I have never quit being a writer, but I have stopped writing now and then. Back in the ’70s, there was a live-action television series based on the Marvel comic book The Incredible Hulk. For those who might be too young to remember, it featured Bill Bixby as Dr. David Banner. (Yeah, it was “David.” Not […]