Does It Ever Feel Like You’re Just One of Too Many Writers Trying to Achieve the Same Dream?

Meg Dowell Writes

Well, it’s because you are.

But that doesn’t mean your dream doesn’t matter.

When it comes to writing, every aspiring creative desperately wants to believe several things: one, that they’re good enough at storytelling to catch someone’s attention; two, that if they work hard enough and connect with the right people, they can get all the opportunities they think they deserve; and three, that they’re somehow just a little bit more important, just slightly better, just a little luckier than everyone else.

We all do our best to treat these desires as truths. There are no exceptions. Deep down, we all want the exact same thing: to have our dream validated in some big way.

Clinging to these dreams, most of us also know the truth — that a large percentage of those who want to write for a living never will, and even those who do may never reach…

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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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