Don’t limit yourself. Don’t limit your dreams. The world is big, your drive is unbeatable, and your dreams are special. Stop telling yourself that you can’t do everything. Start showing yourself that you can. First Posted in March 2020
It doesn’t matter whether you have one reader, ten readers or hundreds of thousands of readers. Someone will want to read your story. So keep writing it.
Write, first and foremost, for you. Your story is your own. It is told firstly for yourself. It is your time you spend on this, your emotion you pour into it. You wrap it up in the finest threads of your soul, this story, and give it to the world. So write for you, before … More Write for You (Monday Inspiration)
Yes, other people might have written stories before, but yours is your story. No one else’s. No one else can write like you can. Create your own story, and people will read it.
I know, the finish line looks so far away, but you can finish it. You can get to the closing pages of your novel. You can type that final line. You can end on a bang and leave readers wanting more. I know you’re in the middle of the story right now. You’re in the … More You Can Finish (Monday Inspiration)
It might feel like you have an impossible mountain to climb this week, and that’s okay. Show up. See what you can do. You might surprise yourself in the process.
My other lockdown hobby, aside from trawling through Netflix and trying to make my chilli plants grow, is baking sourdough. As someone whose never really baked consistently before (apart from the odd cake), I hopped onto the good old baking bandwagon back in April last year like many other Brits. In doing so, I had … More Writing Lessons from Soughdough
Create the future you want to believe in. Make it possible. Trying to follow a dream is more than just creating the thought. It’s digging deeper in yourself and finding a way to make it possible. Even if you know there will be pitfalls, even if you know it will be hard. You can create … More Make It So (Monday Inspiration)
Editing is hard because you are far away from the new-ness of the beginning and still far away from the end goal you hold in your mind. Everyone has this. Everyone has tough days, hard days, days where nothing is achieved. It’s okay when you’ve had tough days. Keep going. Keep editing.
Your writing doesn’t have to be good to be worthwhile. It doesn’t need to be published, or read, or edited. The fact you chose to sit down and create today is enough.