Still Hurting
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Still Hurting

When You Lose the Creative Force

It’s hard. Don’t beat your head against the desk.

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At first, I thought it was a depressive cycle. Except, I wasn’t actually depressed. I just couldn’t write. I couldn’t make myself write.

As in, I would sit down at my desk, and think okay, it’s time to write a Medium post. And nothing would come. On a site where you have the absolute freedom to write…




Living with mental illness and making it through, day by day.

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Zach J. Payne

Zach J. Payne

(He/They) Ninja Writer. Thespian. Queer. Essayist, poet, novelist.

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