(This post was originally written on 750words.com. It has been edited.)

I really need to finish this story and I’m not sure why I’m having such a problem with it. It’s not even word count. It’s one thousand two hundred words. That’s my sweet spot! That’s where I’m a viking. I could do this kind of thing in my sleep. Or at least on a bad day of writing. I can write this, so I don’t know why all of a sudden, I can’t.