"Hm. You've made me think, Emily. I wanted to tell you that periods of enforced non-writing, like when we start a new, demanding job, or have a new baby or a child who is in a crisis, that those, for me, wind up storing up huge reserves of…"
I loved your post about fear and not writing. I wanted to mention, too, that you just left a familiar situation and started a new and demanding job. That would stop most anybody from writing, I think. Some jobs, too, are not conducive to…"
"It is easy to say but hard to do, I'll admit. She was in a class, too, meaning she already had a peer group and a teacher to be her support team as she was theirs. Emily, I would think everybody gets disheartened by rejection and everybody…"