April 6, 2013

Keep Going, Part Two

Posted in slumps in writing tagged , at 2:33 pm by Rebecca Hein

Through all my forty years of writing, I’ve felt discouraged more often than not. Until recently I’ve been more than half-convinced that my writing would never go anywhere, and never benefit me except through its intrinsic worth and the resulting satisfaction.

Yet after all these decades, it turns out that my actions were more important than my thoughts. I wrote and never stopped. Through more failures than I can count—real and perceived—I kept on writing.

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