“Don’t lament so much about how your career is going to turn out. You don’t have a career. You have a life. Do the work. Keep the faith. Be true blue. You are a writer because you write. Keep writing and quit your bitching. Your book has a birthday. You don’t know what it is yet.”
Tips For Writers
If you’re telling yourself that it’s OK to be writing something bad because you can always come back and fix it later, it takes a lot of the pressure off.” — Marissa Meyer
Success doesn’t come easy. It’s the product of dedication, talent, hard work, and a lot of learning.
They told me it was a hobby, not a job. That I’d never get paid for writing. That I should go back and get a proper job with a pension plan and dental and stop trying to get paid for something I enjoyed doing.
If you date them, they will write about you. This is a fact. Writers draw inspiration from their own lives and dating someone is huge and important.
You’ll be forever immortalized in stanzas and paragraphs.
Any good freelancer knows the infinite value of research. When we land an assignment to write a manual about a product we can’t even pronounce, what do we do? We research it. We study it and breathe it in.
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No Pressure. Just Write.
I’ve seen that there’s still hope and good people in this world, there are still wonderful people with good hearts who just want to love.