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

Check out this useful post from the Novelty Revisions blog with what can happen when you stop trying to impress people with your 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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