When you read something that makes you feel jealous of the author’s writing, take a step back. Remember you are here to learn. What about their writing makes you wish you could do it yourself?
Lean from other authors, other writers. Take what they do and add it into your own portfolio of work.
There will always be people who are better writers than you. But that’s okay, because then you can be inspired by them to up your own game.
#Mondayinspiration is a chance for me to share my own motivational post it notes with the writing world at large. In the hope, maybe that someone else finds it as helpful as I do!
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