Always Look for An Excuse to Keep Writing

Meg Dowell Writes

As creatives, we’re very good at coming up with ideas.

Unfortunately, many of us are just as good at coming up with excuses not to do the things we should be doing. Like writing, for example.

It’s much more tempting to come up with a handful of reasons not to write when we’re thinking about giving up the practice for good. You’ve been rejected one too many times. You’re not satisfied with the work you’re doing. People are being mean to you. No one is even reading what you’re writing.

I think it’s time more of us spend our creative energy coming up with reasons to keep writing, instead of excuses that keep us away from it.

So many people don’t realize, for some reason, that you can still write even if it isn’t your job. Even if your blog posts are private. Even if you don’t share your work…

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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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