Writing is hard, but not the part about getting motivated to go to the keyboard.
Writing is hard when the ideas are there in images and feelings, but you have to wring the right words out of yourself somehow.
Writing is hard because you have too many nights when you only get three hours of sleep (or there would be no book, ever), but you still have to perform at work.
Writing is hard because, as you shoehorn it around your job, family, and critical daily responsibilities, there’s just never, ever enough time.
When you add book production and promo to the mix, you raise the stakes even more.
Here are more reasons why writing is hard: Writing is Hard by Meg Dowell.
Related: First You Have to Write Many, Many Words.