The Best Piece of Writing Advice I Ever Received — A Writer’s Path

by Meg Dowell You don’t know which projects are going to succeed, and which ones are going to fail. Many people assume that because I’ve been writing for a long time, I now do so professionally, and I give advice on my blog, I’m the expert who knows it all. And with that […]

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  1. This is great advice. It’s so important to see our ideas through and resist the urge to self-reject. The great paradox of being a writer is that although writing must be a work of empathy–that thing that helps us think and feel from another person’s perspective, that helps us craft characters that feel real and full and draw a reader in–even great writers can’t always know how their work will be received. We just have to put everything we have into everything we write. Even a work that doesn’t succeed teaches us something we can carry forward to the next project.

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