The last thing you want to do is sometimes exactly what you should do.
When you’re facing the blank page, it can feel like you’re pushing a boulder made of knives up a glacier. It’s the easiest thing in the world to walk away and try again another day. Sometimes that’s right. Sometimes you’re beaten and battered and need to regroup.
But most times you need to push that fucking boulder with all your might.
The only way things get done is by doing them. It sounds trite. It is trite. But it’s also true. We can wax poetic about inspiration and…