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  1. I just can't stand it when my writing is bad. Today I looked over some stuff I tried writing about a month ago and it's just painfully bad. I really appreciate good writing but fear I just don't have it in me to tell good stories. I used to feel so confident and playful when I'd have to write in school. Now every word is like drawing blood and the results are unbearable. Yet the written word is one of my few passions, and I feel sad that I may be limited to only consuming the works of others passively and never creating anything of my own.

    I still have years to get better, and hopefully I would if I put in the time practicing. God it is painful though to make something ugly and loathsome, when it was myself that I put into it.