or maybe it's just
THE END OF THE SUMMER BLAHS.
What ever it is, it's infected the Blogosphere.
Writers in alarming numbers are complaining of
Personally, I have Chronic Editingitis. I take all the motivation remedies and fight it off for a while. But when I let up it comes back--sometimes with a vengeance.
So what's the inoculation against this writer's malaise? Perhaps prevention is the answer. Maybe the reason why a writer writes is the problem.
I find Holly Lisle's Writing Diary a big help when I'm flagging and hate everything I've done and want to start over, or go to something else.
"Write only because you love to write, because sitting down and weaving a tale out of thin air makes your heart sing and your pulse race. Write ONLY because it makes you happy."
Holly Lisle--Official Author Home Page
That's a lot better than a flu shot.