In his new book Reinvent Yourself, James Altucher discusses the truth of what it is to be a writer, and what it is we have to accept on a daily basis.
"The cruelest thing is that blank page each morning. To create something that never existed before completely out of nothing."
We face the abyss every day. That is our life.
That is our craft.
We can always create, but it is never easy.