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How to push through your inner critic

The first draft is not the finished book A common misconception is that you sit down. You write. Out comes magic. Once you've finished the first draft you're done. The book is finished and there is no ...
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How to push through your inner critic

A trick I use to avoid getting stuck while writing is this: if I'm not super happy with a phrase and feel like it could be better but can't actually figure out how in the moment, I mark it with a ...
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How to push through your inner critic

Label your Drafts In the software world, the application My-Work-0.0.1 is going to be a buggy mess. Everyone knows this just looking at it, because it's version 0-dot-something. It's not even "in ...
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How to push through your inner critic

Referring to a related form of creativity, a wise person (I don't remember who) once said that everyone has a hundred bad songs inside them, and you have to write all those out before you can get to ...
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How to push through your inner critic

First of all, this is a very natural and typical experience for most writers that they learn to overcome. The intensity of the cringe varies from person to person, according to their personality. It ...
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