March 23, 2013

Keep Going, Part One

Posted in Momentum in writing tagged , at 12:06 pm by Rebecca Hein

All serious writers get discouraged. Trying to get published is one of our most daunting tasks, and publication for decent pay is even harder to achieve.

Even if you’re not actively seeking publication, artistic problems remain, and loom nearly as large. What direction should your short story or novel go? Will your memoir really interest others? How do you make your plots and characters credible?

Faced with all these big jobs and unanswered questions, we wonder if our writing will ever go anywhere. And then, of course, it’s easy to stop.

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