Feeling Unmotivated to Write? Here Are 10 Things You Need to Know


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog that asks: Feeling Unmotivated to Write? Here Are 10 Things You Need to Know

Meg Dowell

1. The act of writing itself may seem simple, but going from not writing to writing in a matter of minutes just won’t happen for everyone every time. It’s normal. There’s nothing “wrong” with you.

2. Writing is also something most who do it desperately want to do well, if not perfectly, and setting your personal bar that high before you’ve even started is almost 100% guaranteed to lead to not reaching that bar.

3. Many people — maybe even you — are afraid that what you’re about to write won’t be worth your effort or time. You usually just have to do it anyway, even if you’re not totally confident about it.

4. Sometimes we try to use writing as a procrastination tool for avoiding something else we need to do. Do that thing you don’t want to do first, and writing will come much easier once that other…

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