Me: I don’t know what’s wrong with me. I never seem to get anywhere with my writing.
Doctor: Why is that?
Me: Millions of reasons. Primarily, every time I open my document, I end up fixing or deleting what I’ve already done.
Doctor: Why do you do that?
Me: I want it to be perfect now. Who wants to have to fix later?
Doctor: I’m asking the questions. I’m the doctor after all.
Doctor: Don’t worry about it. I get it a lot. So you are telling me that you just keep rewriting the same things over and over trying to make them perfect.
Doctor: Well, I’m sorry to say this, Amber Lynae, but you’ve got a bad case of the rewrites. One of the worst cases I’ve seen in a long time.
Me: I’m doomed. DOOMED I TELL YOU!
Doctor: *Rolls eyes* Writers are so dramatic. You are not doomed. Take a prescription of 50,000 Words in 50 days. I will see how you are doing when your prescription runs out.
Me: Thanks, Doc. You may have just saved my career.
Have you ever had a bad case of the rewrites?