A Severe Case Of Writer's Block


I'm just this guy, you know?

To expand on that, I am also the following...

- A former ficly member who is 38 years old and is schizoaffective (depressive type)

- Into creating languages and fantasy worlds from scratch

- A listener of audiobooks & good tunes

- Always too hard on myself

"Annabelle, please, help. I need something, anything, from you right now."

"I'm thinking, I'm thinking. Muses get writer's block too, you know."

"I don't think I've ever in the history of the world heard that. It kinda defeats the purpose of your existence, doesn't it?"

"Oh, look at frickin' Nietzsche over here with all his... uh... stinkin' thinkin' & what not."

"If Nietzsche ever actually said the words stinkin' thinkin' I will eat my hat."

"You're not even wearing a hat, Robert."

Robert signed & pitched the bridge of his nose.

"It's a figure of speech."

"See how blocked up my little muse head is? It's backed up worse than... things... that's... for sure..."

"I desperately want to talk to your supervisor."

"Not how this whole thing works, Buckaroo Bonzai. Just give me a minute or two more."

Annabelle paced around the room, occasionally taking a second to attempt a handstand but never coming close to succeeding.

"What if this dog, right?" she started brightly.

Robert banged his head on the desk.


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Comments (3 so far!)

Robert Quick

Robert Quick

I like this and can empathize a lot. My muse is woman and I have to keep her happy to get any writing done at all. Stephen King described his muse as a tough basement dwelling troll in his book 'On Writing'.

Minor correction: Buckaroo Banzai is the usual spelling, although I think Buckaroo Bonsai is kind of hilarious. Lastly I am not sure what Annabelle is trying to say in the second to last sentence.

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ElshaHawk LoA

ElshaHawk LoA

My words sound just like hers when I'm tired. :)

  • #1936 Posted 6 years ago
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I appreciated this piece so very much that I don't actually have the proper words to express myself on this subject. Regardless, high five!

  • #1943 Posted 6 years ago
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