Write (and Do) Things That Excite You

Check out this great post from the Novelty Revisions blog on writing and doing things that excite you.

Meg Dowell Writes

Let’s jump right into the no-nonsense side of writing advice you all secretly love.

As a writer, you’re going to spend a lot of time — hours upon hours — writing things you couldn’t care less about.

And things that bore you.

Things you wish you could just hand off to someone else, so you’d have more time to write the “fun” stuff.

Very few writers make a living only writing things they’re fully invested in and enthusiastic about. Especially right at the beginning of their respective timelines.

Chances are, you’re going to have to settle for a writing job you’d rather not have. A handful of clients who treat their freelancers like slaves. Some deal that benefits others more than it benefits you.

We have to sacrifice a lot to slowly work our way up to the top of the hill — and maybe further on to the peak…

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