Why I Took a Break From Writing

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Every time I spun up my word processor, I felt a slithering cold crawl up my back as my mind went fuzzy. I wasn’t sick or unwell; I could just feel the game of buzzword bingo was about to begin whether I wanted it to or not. The passion had faded as much as my throughput had. I was running on autopilot by now.

Now, I’ve run on autopilot before, but this was different. I couldn’t get myself back in front of…