Love this post so much from Kristen Lamb. For me, #8 so important not to make the same mistakes over and over. Taking a class or two, or even hiring a writing coach will add a lot of depth to your writing. And read….as much as you can. I read and listen to everything around me. I’ll catch an awesome word or hear about an unusual place and jott down in journals – maybe to use in the future. It all adds to filling the muse.
As y’all know I do a ton of reading and this includes lots and lots of blogs and articles. Over the holiday I ran across one article that just had me jumping up and down and yelling, “YES! THIS!” The Business Insider article “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” is based off Amy Morin’s book (which I highly recommend).
It doesn’t matter if we strive to have a healthy marriage, strong kids or a killer career, these tenets cross-apply to all areas of life. Mental toughness is a key component to being successful. Yes, even for writers.
So I figured I would tinker with this and make it more directly apply to writers and what we must do (or not do) if we long to do well in this career. Thus, today we are going to discuss 13 Things Mentally Strong Writers Don’t Do.
#1 They don’t waste time…
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