Hi, SEers. John, with you today. I was reading a few Facebook and Twitter feeds the other day and was quite surprised to find several writers talking about how discouraged they are with their writing. It almost seemed that I was wading through a locust storm of dissatisfied folks. Maybe it was just that since they seem to be everywhere, they came to my attention. It was clear that these folks were somewhat new at writing.
There were some consistencies that jumped out of the postings that I had read. Here they are separated into five general areas.
The primary complaint was about time. Since most writers also have full-time jobs, this complaint is pretty real.
The second item was about productivity. Many of the people talked about missing word or page targets.
The third area was what I call extrinsic annoyances. Husbands, wives, kids…
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