Successful Writers Still Get Their Work Done Even When They’re Afraid of Doing It Wrong


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog with the topic Successful Writers Still Get Their Work Done Even When They’re Afraid of Doing It Wrong

Meg Dowell

There are a lot of reasons people who say they want to “be” writers never actually become successful writers. Or writers at all.

Most of them are psychological.

People want to write, but don’t know how to overcome the mental barriers that make writing so difficult.

That’s one reason this blog morphed into what it has become. I’m a writer. I struggle with writing every day. But I’ve also learned how to make writing happen despite those struggles. And so can you.

Many people can’t write, or publish or promote their work, because they’re afraid of doing something wrong. Like the kid in class who never raises their hand even if they think they have the right answer.

I don’t like being told I’m wrong. I’m afraid of making mistakes even when doing so isn’t going to affect anyone but me. But I still wake up every morning, drink my…

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