Are You As Good at Writing As You Want to Be? Here’s How to Improve

Meg Dowell Writes

I would honestly be surprised if your answer to this question was, “Yes.”

I’m not saying you’re not good at writing. I don’t even know you. But I think it’s in our nature, as creatives, to always want to be better than we currently are. Especially when it comes to our craft.

I’ve found myself sitting in concerts thinking, “I wish I could sing/play like that.” I’ve looked at art, read books, watched movies, and thought, “How did they get so good at this?”

The answer is so simple and obvious — and it isn’t that they were “born” with exceptional talent like so many people seem to think.

The truth is, they worked for their achievements. These are skills they developed over a span of many years of consistent, exhausting effort.

Writing is not something you are born doing, and you don’t just automatically know how to do it…

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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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