It’s Monday, and if your life is anything like mine, you need a break already. The week has kicked off with a mile long to-do list, and anything that can go wrong looks like its trending downward. Don’t fret, dear writer. At the very least, you have a device in front of you and words in your head. So, here are 9 reasons why you don’t need the muses twirling around you in celebration of all things creative to buck up, chin up and get some work done.
Originally posted on Wrought Iron Reads:
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I have a problem. I want to write perfectly. I get caught up in perfecting my writing through reading, researching and planning, and I can’t stand finding out pertinent info after the fact. Not to mention, it feels like a waste of time to do something the wrong way, only to have to correct it later. You feel my pain?
Of course, we want our books to sell big, and having awards and other bestselling titles helps. So, even if you’re not a Type A personality, you may exhibit some Type A traits while trying to make it as a writer. Here’s where you need to watch out.
I heard authenticity in writing comes when you write what you know. Here’s another quote from American playwright David Mamet: “When you sit down to write, tell the truth from one moment to the next and see where it takes you.” It seems a straightforward method, but there are so many ways to sanitize our truths that you have to ask yourself, “Am I being honest?”