The difficulty of conscious writing
Writing is taxing. Writing lies at intersections. Writing is lonely. Writing is misunderstood. But writers write, consciously.
Nobody takes it for granted that they can get on a tabla and play it with the virtuosity of Zakir Hussain. For that matter, nobody claims they can stay on the crease as doggedly as Rahul Dravid can. Or drive an F1 car like Mika Hakkinen.