This is sensational. i have been beating myself for the habit of starting and not ending. sometimes i thought i lost the inspiration and other times i just thought it was just some sort of laziness or procrastination. i really love this.
i will beware of advice… even this one. (wink)
Sand in your bathing suit is good for your writing.
Words of encouragement can help writers stick with penning words to the page. Here are some that have helped me.
“The most difficult and complicated part of the writing process is the beginning.” ~ A.B. Yehoshua
Starting a project is like shifting into first gear on manual transmission. A writer often hesitates, stalls, and jackrabbits before gaining momentum. It’s all about starting over – and over and over, until you’re at highway speed.
“It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes makes its way to the surface.” ~ Virginia Woolf
Call it dreaming, calling it procrastination, call it an excuse to complete a crossword puzzle: there is something to be said for allowing the brain to freewheel for a bit – without engaging the gears.
So today, I encourage all writers to forgive themselves…
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