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10 Reasons you stop writing your book and why to ignore them August 12, 2015

Filed under: Uncategorized — Samantha Bryant @ 2:49 pm

This summer, I was super productive in the first half, and not so much in the second half. I didn’t stop writing, but I sloooowwwed. I think it was the tired one.

These are some great points about why you shouldn’t let anything stop you from writing. Any of them can be worked through.

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There isn’t a writer alive that hasn’t stopped writing, whether as a planned break or simply because they got out of the habit. It’s happened to me in the past and I’m sure it will happen again in the future. When it does, we often come up with excuses as to justify why we’ve stopped writing, but the majority of the time that’s all they are, excuses. The trick is recognising them for the lies they are and dealing with them. Here are the ten most common reasons people stop writing and why you should ignore them.

1 Your writing isn’t very good

You’ve just read back what you’ve been slaving over for the past few weeks/months and are horrified at how poor it is, so much so you’re questioning whether you’re a writer at all. I’ll let you into a little secret, every writer does this. OK, there may be a couple…

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