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The Balance of Writing

This is a reading response i wrote in a 'short story workshop' class 
                    i took while in college. Many points made are still valid today.


As much as I would like to admit that I am relentless and persistent in telling myself to write, alas, I fall into various enticements so freely. For a lack of time, I tell myself my stories cannot be finished. For a lack of time, ironically, I procrastinate even further. Sometimes writing scares me, the thought that I should write, discouraged by the workload from science makes me weak and nervous. Yet in the same vein, some of my writings have been edged on by the so-called workload from science. Balance, I dare say, is the one thing I am yet to find.

I said before that for a lack of time, I tell myself my stories cannot be finished. However, I would like to stress that the idea of creating time, albeit little, have already being tried. It worked, but not every time. A thirty minutes time created for writing might work on a M…