A few weeks ago, while drinking, the wine loosened those deep-down thoughts that I often shove away because I know how stupid they are. I mentioned to a friend (who was also drinking) how I hadn't done anything with my life, how I was a failure, how I think my family thinks I'm a bum … Continue reading When will I consider myself a successful writer?
"This weekend, I'll revise my novel." Hold up; how long is this novel? How long is your weekend? To revise a 75k novel in a two-day span is an unrealistic goal. You, my dear writer friend, are setting yourself up for failure. Even the best writers with sharp attention spans couldn't do that feat, unless … Continue reading Setting Realistic Goals