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by Anonymous | Score: 1500

I am not happy with how I write. Someone goes to prison. There is a turtle. I have to take a dump. Is this why I'm so scared of writing? Is this why everyone is afraid of writing? You fantasize day in and day out about how good it would be to be a writer, but when push comes to shove, you're writing, sure, but you feel guilty, because you know it is nonsense. It's not guilt so much as it is fear of not being good enough. Children learning a musical instrument often learn only single notes at a time, playing Merrily We Roll Along until their parents sell the instruments or the kids become good enough to play more complex compositions. Sitting in the waiting room, sitting in the waiting room, sitting in the waiting room, because they can't get out.

Completed challenges

The following challenges were completed during the writing exercise:

Begin Start typing to begin
Event Someone goes to prison
Prop Include a turtle
Words Reach 50 words
Letter Use the letter I
Words Reach 100 words

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