First draft: explain
Second draft: state
Third draft: imply
For me, just getting the first draft down is the hardest, even if I can keep myself from editing as I go. I just can't make myself sit down and do it. Write or Die is helping but not enough.
Is there a service you can sign up for where a clown comes to your home and won't leave until you're done?
What's the hardest part of writing for you?