Why is writing so damn hard at times?

So I sat down today to finally get back into some writing. I’ll admit, for the last few months I’ve been incredibly slack about it. What used to be a daily thing for me, started to feel like a chore, a burden even, and something I wasn’t enjoying very much anymore. And I’m not sure I can put it down to any one cause either. Sure life sometimes got in the way, but this time around, it was more than that. Between changing jobs, the death of a friend, overseas and interstate visitors and possibly a little bit (or a whole lot) of self-doubt, it just wasn’t happening. Continue reading