Concentrate on this, and you’ll get more readers, more buzz, and more love.
It happens to every writer. It’s inevitable.
Setting a daily goal will give you something to aim for. Make it small and attainable so that you can hit your goal each day and start building momentum.
That’s all we can do. Keep doing the work. Find the thing that makes us feel most alive, and do that.
Greatness doesn’t come from a single great idea or Eureka moment. It comes from painstakingly borrowing other people’s work and building on it. We steal our way to greatness.
The worst way to find a mentor to go ask for one. The best way is to recognize the one that’s already there.
Look. We all want to believe hard work pays off. And it does. But at a certain point, you can’t work any harder. You have no more time than anyone else. So what do you do?
We search for epiphanies when, in fact, we should be learning to live with ambiguity. The clarity we seek is a myth.
What you need to get is to get your thing out there, do it smartly and in a way that people will understand. And if you do that, it’s only a matter of time and tweaking before you succeed.
Anticipation can break the monotony of familiarity. That’s not to say that the daily routine can’t be a beautiful thing; it can be. But we all get bored sometimes and need a goal to aim for. Hope produces joy.