Dear writer, do you criticize yourself a lot? Try approving

Something I can relate to. A really simple piece of advice that just might work…

What Inspires Your Writing?

“Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.”
?Louise L. Hay

Remember that book you’re working on? The one that you think maybe-could-sell-but-maybe-not-because-it’s-not-that-great-but-even-if-it-was-I-don’t-know-how-to-finish-it? Yep, that one.

As writers, we all have doubts, and very often we are overly critical of ourselves. I am no exception!

And you know what? That way of thinking never gets me far. I’m guessing it doesn’t do you any favors either.

If you’re hard at work on a book (or have since given up), one piece of advice I can offer is: don’t overthink it. Overthinking, often, is a subconscious way of procrastinating, because we’re afraid of what might happen once it’s all done (*Gasp* No sales! Bad reviews! The list goes on…).

But you can eliminate those fears. First of all, no matter what your skill level, realize that success…

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