Writer’s Angst

Why do we do this to ourselves?

What I just finished isn’t good enough. I’m not good enough. They will hate it. My outfit isn’t up-to-date….and on and on we go.

Ugh! It is silly, but we all do it.

This article discusses the topic of angst. It provides us with a good reminder to let that stuff go.

Angst is a powerful word. I prefer it to worry, anguish or torment. It sounds like a word that belongs to the struggling…you fill in the blank. I can’t use angst to describe my emotions when I write. That word belongs to much loftier writers than I will ever claim to be. James Joyce was the king of angst. He spent days anguishing over just the right word for his sentence.  Click here to read more.

Leeann

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