Feed and Caring of Writers – Part 1

Some great writerly advice. Check it out.

Leila Gaskin - author

Do you set impossible goals? Does panic set in when you realize your first draft stinks? How do you answer when someone asks how goes your writing? Do you find yourself in the valley of despair?

You, my friend, have not been caring for your writerly self.

Let’s start with the basics.  Why do you write?

If you say to become a gallizionaire, I’m going to have to ask you to re-evaluate your expectations. I’m sure J.K. Rowling, James Patterson, or E.L. James  had any idea they’d become as monetarily successful as they did when they began writing.

Successful writers take time and care. This is a job. Like any job you need to pay attention to your time, your craft, and your health.

  1. Give yourself permission to write – This is not an indulgence, this is your job. You have to make the time and stick to it or  you…

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