Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog with the topic: Confession: Sometimes I Still Think My Writing Is Trash
Yesterday I was working on an article for one of the websites I contribute to. This was an opinion-based piece that allowed me to take something a celebrity had recently said and expand upon his argument, in this case supporting the message he was trying to get across with the one-sentence quote being passed around various media outlets.
I was excited to write this piece and ended up doing so fairly quickly — well, the first draft of it, anyway. But as I read over what I’d written, I started to get nervous.
I’d published hundreds of articles before this one. And I was nervous.
Here’s the truth: It’s completely normal to feel this way. It means you care.
This was a post I knew thousands of people were going to see. Not for the first time, I wrote a first draft and then sat with it for far too…
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