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WRITING: Stress and Burnout

There is a time at which deadlines loom over you. They crowd your space, poison your air, drag on your limbs. They drape over you like a heavy cloth bound into your skin. And the irony of them is that, as an incentive to push onwards, they also can destroy your ability to make progress.

This writers block, then, is not about the writing. This writer’s block is about you. It’s stress, sometimes burnout. And it’s awful.

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