12. If writing seems hard, it’s because it is hard. It’s one of the hardest things people do. – William Zinsser
I almost don’t want to add anything to this. What more is there to say? This is another one of those bits of advice that doesn’t actual help, except in that it lets you know you’re not alone. There is an entire fellowship of mad people who undergo this same ridiculous process, just to bring something into the world that is just as likely to be trampled underfoot and forgotten as it is to be praised.