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Stories must end well, he thought, to himself. There must be something to leave the reader with a laugh or a gasp.

He began writing, the words coming slowly and unwillingly. He was tempted to leave it until a better day, a day when the words would flow easily and smoothly, orgasming onto the crisp cream paper. But he had promised that he would write a thousand words daily, so he persisted.

Finally he finished it – except the ending was weak. There was a twit, rather than a twist, in the tale and he rather feared it was himself.

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    D.M. over 6 years ago

    This writing task is no easy deal. 'So much self doubt. Better to have written than
    not at all. You capture the torment well.

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    Liz Milne over 6 years ago

    Thanks DM x

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    Iarwain Olofsson over 6 years ago

    Oh yes. I have encountered this quite ... sometimes. ;o)

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    Liz Milne over 6 years ago

    Lol, Iarwain, haven't we all?! ;)

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