When I Gave Up

Sometimes we all need a break.  From reality.  From our friends.  From everything.

I usually never take breaks, but this time I had to.  I had reached an impasse in my writing and I didn’t know what to do.  I felt like I had done everything.  I had started a new project, had abandoned it, had written short stories, had written several posts, had read a few new books on writing, had even taken classes purely for motivation’s sake.

I had done so much that I had exhausted myself.  I felt like giving up.

So, I did.

I stopped doing, and I stopped cold turkey.  I stopped writing for two weeks, something I had never done before.  And something amazing happened!

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