Hello Story Nurse,I want to write a novel. But I'm stuck. I have previously published non-fiction work in thesis, publication, monograph and script format. To me this kind of writing is, if not easy, intuitive. Pitching what I'm writing to the right audience is my particular strength. I've written for experts in my field and … Continue reading #123: Writer’s Mind, Beginner’s Mind
Don't get too hung up on how you write if you aren't also considering what you write.
Your style is where you assert your right to do things the way you want to do them.
If you're still stuck in the conflict between wanting to write (for some reasons) and also not wanting to (for other reasons), think about what kind of reluctance you're experiencing.
With regard to writing, it sounds like you have a process that isn't working for you. That's not something wrong with you or with your process; it's a mismatch, like someone putting on a shoe that's much too large for them.
Think about how you can invite yourself to write and make writing feel like the thing you most want to be doing right now.
Work with your innate writing process rather than against it, and you'll be much happier and more productive.