Managing Frustration & Unmet Goals as a Writer

One is essential but one will only hold you back.

Leigh Victoria Fisher, MS
6 min readFeb 9, 2023

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Illustration by Okalinichenko on Adobe Stock

“I have forced myself to begin writing when I’ve been utterly exhausted, when I’ve felt my soul as thin as a playing card…and somehow the activity of writing changes everything.”
Joyce Carol Oates

When I’m really deep in practicing self-reflection with writing, I really can’t…

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Leigh Victoria Fisher, MS

Brooklyn-based writer and poet. Designer in NYC. Drinks books and loves coffee. Has an MS from NYU in Integrated Design & Media. Working on an MFA in Fiction.