Everything That Happened When I Stopped Trying to Impress People With My Writing

Meg Dowell Writes

1. I started focusing better.

2. I started setting more ambitious writing goals.

3. Writing became something I looked forward to, instead of something I dreaded.

4. So I really, really started to like writing. A lot.

5. I stopped caring so much about whether or not people liked me/my writing. And I started gaining confidence.

6. I got better at writing, because I felt freer and braver knowing others’ opinions didn’t matter.

7.  I started hearing back from more potential clients and employers as a result.

8. And my blog started growing.

9. I wrote more because it made me feel good.

10. I fell in love with the creative art of experimentation — something I’d been terrified of before.

11. I somehow managed to make a career out of my favorite hobby.

12. And even on my worst days, I still love what I do. And that matters more…

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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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