I love the topic I’m majoring in but I’m still bitching about a research paper I have to write. Not necessarily because of the topic, but because it has to be in APA style, strict format, have a minimum number of sources, most of those have to be “scholarly”, minimum page count, etc. All these requirements take away from just getting to write about something cool in a font that isn’t times new roman… But right now you can do many cool things with physics and chemistry, why aren’t students interested in writing homework and learning about them?
A shade of red that was brighter than the room’s draperies made its way across Harry’s face. “It’s all I can think about!” he wailed. “Ever since Kevin introduced me to his body pillow, it’s like I’ve been befuddled! No matter how hard I try to focus, I end up writing myself into a… a… well, this!” He shoved the parchment away from himself on the last syllable, then breathed in fast, frustrated grunts. “Cor, you mean you’re writing self-insertion erotic fanfiction?” Ron asked. His eyes went wide as they returned to the scrawled words. “Maybe you have been befuddled, Harry. There’s literally nothing more pathetic!”