Seeking Encouragement and Asking for Writing Advice: What’s the Difference?


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog that asks the question: Seeking Encouragement and Asking for Writing Advice: What’s the Difference?

Novelty Revisions

“I’m trying so hard and I’m still not published and I don’t know what the point of writing even is anymore.”

We’ve all felt this. Every single one of us. All writers are the same in at least one of a few ways: We all have our dark moments. We all secretly wonder, from time to time, if we should just give up on what we’ve been working so hard on and pick a more “practical” profession.

In moments like these, it’s very common to feel lost, stuck, and like you’re completely alone in the universe. It’s during these periods of creative despair that we often turn to other people — often those more experienced than we are in our desired fields of expertise — for help.

But people aren’t always as responsive to these “requests for assistance” as we’d like them to be. And maybe that’s because we sometimes…

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