In 4 days, the Ides of March will be upon us. If that's supposed to make me quake, it doesn't and never did; not for writing, not for anything else. As a kid, though, it made me wonder exactly what I was missing, exactly what bad thing should have happened to me on that particular day.
Now though, with full certainty, I can say the Writing Ides, those traps and pitfalls, occur on any given day. And I've learned to go with it all.
Below, in no particular order, are the Top Ten things that have kept me from being productive in just the past three days: