The Writer Fear Index: A Horrifying List Written About Horrible Things

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Panic Level: Very Low

“Ow, ow. Ugh, I should have stretched my hands more. Dammit…now I can’t finish that fight scene. This is such a stupid first world problem.” 

Writer’s Block

Panic Level: Low

“Come on! I need to write! I didn’t make my word target today. Why does this always have to happen right in the middle of a part I was looking forward to!?”

Having To Explain Your Job To A Family Member

Panic Level: Low Medium

“Please don’t ask me how the book’s coming along. Please don’t ask me how much money I make. I can feel their judgment.” 

No Caffeine Available

Panic Level: Medium

“No, no, no, no! The withdrawal! I don’t care if it’s three a.m. I will not fall asleep! No! Never! Not even if–*snore*”

Amazon Reviews

Panic Level: High

“The reviews should be in soon. I really hope they like it…but what if they don’t? Am I a fraud? Oh god, I knew my english teacher was right! I could have been a dentist!”

Deadline Coming Up

Panic Level: Very High

“Shit, shit, shit, shit, shit, shit, shit, shit, shit, shit. Hey look, a cat video…there’s no time! Shit, shit, shit, shit, shit.”

Forgot To Save

Panic Level: Apocalyptic






“Well fuck.”

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