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When You Forget How to Write

You didn’t — you need a break

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There are a lot of times I have off days and lost my mojo, especially as a writer. I wonder if I forgot how to write. I wonder whether I can’t write anymore. I am sitting here with hundreds of drafts, some blank, some with a couple of paragraphs, some with a couple of sentences. I had periods of my life where I could churn out pieces like a machine, and there are…




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