Push Yourself As Hard As You Can — Maybe Just Once

Check out this great post from the Novelty Revisions blog on pushing yourself as hard as you can as a writer

Meg Dowell Writes

Every day for the past six months, you’ve kept to the same routine.

You’ve written a set number of blog posts every week (give or take). You’ve worked on the same kinds of stories in the same format featuring the same kinds of characters. You’ve stuck to your niche, gone to the same places, talked with the same people online.

You’re not bored, exactly. But you start to wonder … could I be doing more?

Could I be writing more? Publishing something on a different platform? Telling a story from a different perspective, even if it makes me uncomfortable?

Okay. Maybe you aren’t thinking this way.

But you could be.

Writing is its own form of exercise. You can’t just keep doing the same thing over and over again at the same intensity level and expect to keep growing and thriving. Not the way you might if you pushed a…

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