Should You Keep Working on a Writing Project If You Think It’s Terrible?


Check out this post from the Novelty Revisions blog that addresses the question: Should You Keep Working on a Writing Project If You Think It’s Terrible?

Meg Dowell Writes

When is quitting justified as a writer?

If you’re working on a project and you feel it’s just not going as well as you’d hoped … should you give up and move on to something else?

Answers will vary for everyone and for specific situations. But here’s a perspective that might help: If you’re moving on because you genuinely don’t think something is worth your time and you’re completely uninterested, you’re not necessarily in the wrong.

But if you’re quitting simply because you’re facing a challenge and don’t know how to overcome it … you should think twice before you close the document. Here’s why.

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