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To what extent does being a writer feel like "an effort" - just like other jobs - and to what extent does it feel like a privilege?
tynamite's avatar Writing is not a privilege, but being paid to do something that you love is a privilege. I am not paid to write, so that priviledge does not exist.

Writing was good for me at first, as I had an idea of where I really wanted to finish, but when I thought I was halfway through my novel, I actually was 25% finished. You can imagine how frustrating it was when I figured that the novel was going to be longer. Reaching the ending wasn't happening as quick as I thought. I finished the 120,000 word novel in 6 months, taking a 2 month break, and four months in, it felt like a rash I wanted to get off. I would wake up and start writing at 8am and finish writing at 10pm some days. I just wanted it over and done with.

There were chapters that took 5 or 6 hours to write. Nothing was hard for me. I never ran out of ideas. It was just long.
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What's an assertion, and what should I type in?

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An assertion, is basically a statement you can make, that is either true or false.

Richer people have better health.

The question for that would be, Do richer people have better health?

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