They're just difficult to write. You gotta do all these tasks and there's not a lot of room for creativity.
Thankfully, there are tools you can use! I find this really helpful.
(picture is of an outlining tool; visually impaired users, see explanation in link).
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I’m not gonna lie, I write both genre and literary (and stuff that straddles both), but I am Team Literary here. The original poster wrote a whole thread about how boring and precious and unsuccessful literary writers are, and it’s pretty natural that literary writers (who often write genre as well), point out that literary fiction does just fine commercially and being dicks to other writers just makes you a dick.
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I love my agent's podcast a lot.
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With love and respect, this is a very common mistake Don here is making. "This will be a best seller for sure!!" is an automatic reject for, if not 100% of legit agents... within a rounding error.
A pitch is not "my book: it's good!"
Or at least, not just that.
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Are...are writers okay?
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I ate the shit out of this bouillabaisse, friends.
(picture of a bowl of soup with a big lobster tail, grilled fish, and broth in it)