July’s post on the More than Writers blog:
All right, so things haven’t gone as we’ve planned. Things have blocked us, limited us, wounded us. We may not have caught the first train, and have spent a lot of time waiting at stations.
We’re not as adept as we’d like to be. We haven’t practised as we might have done and still stumble over the keys instead of playing a symphony with our eyes closed. Should we give up playing the instrument, give up the potential to make a beautiful sound?
See also: my June post.