Wednesday, September 19, 2012

It's not that bad, right?

I recently saw a comic about loving your writing....then hating it....then thinking it's not that bad...then rewriting.  I smiled and shook my head at the same time, thinking that is EXACTLY how it is.

So in honor of being too hard on yourself, I decided to post a quick reminder to all fellow writers.  It is okay to be hard on yourself.  Being hard on yourself allows you to weed out the weak spots in your story and correct them.

But, it is equally as important to recognize strengths in your writing as well.  Find something you liked in one of your WIP's....witty dialogue, a great setting- whatever it is.  Refer back to this when you can't stand your current story.  It will help you feel better about your ability to write.