Be Kind To Yourself

The Uncensored Writer

As writers, we often make mistakes that compromise the faith we have in our own abilities. As artists we do this and make ourselves feel bad about ourselves in the process.

You could work on a piece for years and end up hating it. If that happens, you could easily end up hating yourself. This is both a part of the creative process and the one thing that could destroy the creative process.

Don’t let it.

You’re only human. You’re flawed and you make mistakes. Yes, you often play at god when you’re crafting worlds and orchestrating major events in your novel, but you’re still just a flawed person.

Making mistakes is  almost inevitable. Trying to avoid them would be ludicrous and entirely futile. The only thing you can avoid is making yourself feel awful because of it.

Just because John from down the street didn’t make the same mistake…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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