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22740277 No.22740277 [Reply] [Original]

why does any piece of writing i write reads terrible after a few days but not at the time of writing? How to prevent this?

>> No.22740286

it always feels like that. i distinctly remember being twelve and reading eragon and rushing to write a page about dragons, and then reading it the very next day and thinking about what a fucking faggot i was.

>> No.22741026

Lack of self confidence and conviction

>> No.22741062

>extremely lucid thought about my nature while I'm not journaling
>go to journal it and it feels contrived

>> No.22741075

Tfw I could have been a talented author but I have no self-esteem because my parents constantly insulted me as a child.

>> No.22741254

What I do is I shit myself and then hit myself in the head with a brick while eating sawdust. After a few days my memory of the event is infinitely less painful than the event itself.