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what's with my aversion to "creative writing"? I've managed to make peace with technical writing because writing code and documentation thereof is my job now, but as soon as my brain identifies something as creative writing it shuts down and refuses to work

angst 

@ink I feel you. In my case, I think it's because I try to hold my creative writing up to standards, and that's the exact sort of mindset that kills creative writing in its crib

angst 

@tejasunku there's definitely some perfectionism going on there

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