“Writing for the love of writing, the sheer act of writing, is the only antidote for the poison of a credibility attack*—and the antidote is short-lived and must be readministered.
“‘Did you write today?’
“‘Then you’re a writer today.'”
Julia Cameron, The Right to Write (NY: Tarcher/Putnam, 1999), 115-6.
*When the censoring voices say you’re not a real writer, for whatever reason.