The Best Piece of Writing Advice I Ever Received


Check out this great post from Meg Dowell on the best piece of writing advice she ever received.

Novelty Revisions

Many people assume that because I’ve been writing for a long time, I now do so professionally, and I give advice on my blog, I’m the expert who knows it all.

And with that point of view comes the assumption that I’ve already learned all I need to learn to be a successful writer.

Thankfully, these wrongful assumptions are the reason this blog lives and thrives despite being one of many (MANY) in its niche. It’s when I draw from my own experiences, and the things I’m learning as I slowly build my career, that my readers seem to resonate with my content the most.

Which is why I want to share something important I learned last week. Rather, something a fellow writer shared with me that has completely changed my perspective.

So here’s the deal: we all want everything we write to do well. We know not everything we…

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