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Toxic Self-talk

The fastest way to not write is to talk yourself out of it. Dreaded thoughts about not being a good enough writer dig at a writer's artistic core. It misses the whole point. Writing is a skill. Like any skill, the exercise of regular writing and receiving feedback are necessary to cross the finish line successfully. Good writers aren't well-born, they're well-practiced. Today, it's easier than ever to grow. Consider a smartphone voice command bringing a dictionary and a thesaurus to life; you don't have to lift your fingers from the keyboard as you write. YouTube gets you connected with other writers and the YouTube community even has suggestions on finding beta readers and critique partners. So replace "I can't" thinking with "I can learn" self-talk. Join me and let's grow together.


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