Writing vs. Writing

Shawn Blanc in an article published over two years ago, which he linked to earlier this afternoon in a linked-list post:

“But suppose one day I do arrive at some level of skill where the ink flows like honey and the prose like fine wine. I wonder if I’d even realize it. It may very well feel just like it does right now  —  like today  —  when it seems as if I can’t even put two words together using copy and paste.”