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If you've ever stared at your keyboard, lamenting how much your writing sucks, good news! You found us. And we're here to tell you to snap out of it. 

STRONG HINT: Your writing does not suck. You're just not done yet.

So, whether you're a new penmonkey or a seasoned word-slinger looking for new perspective, listen in and find some nuggets to nudge you along until you find your own momentum.  

Jul 26, 2021

Many things can and will kill your motivation. Not just in writing, but throughout life in general. And when that happens, you might stop doing Your Thing, which leads to guilt which leads to Darkness Brain and less motivation and the vicious cycle is in full swing. So what do you do when you feel stuck? What do you need to pop you out of it?

Jess talks about the persistence of famous names in the industry, Tracey talks about giving yourself grace and time, and Anne finds a reason to talk about BTS again (as well as other things). At the end, the group has an important announcement.

 

QUOTE: “Some days are better, some days are worse. Look for the blessing instead of the curse. Be positive, stay strong, and get enough rest. You can’t do it all, but you can do your best.”  -- Doe Zantamata

 

LINKS:

Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull

The Winner’s Curse Marie Rutkoski

 

CREDITS: This episode of Your Writing Does Not Suck was recorded by the separate participants and edited by Anne M. Belen.