5 Things Every Writer Needs To Hear

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1. It’s Not Always Fun

Often, if you want to break into the writing game it’s hard to do it while writing the stuff you want to write.

2. Don’t Stop Reading

If you want to write then you need to read, and keep reading. I’ve known a number of writers that stop reading and focus solely on their work.

3. People Aren’t Going To Like Your Work

It can be rough but once you get outside the initial group of friends and family that tell you your work is good no matter what you will run into people that don’t like your work.

4. It’s Okay To Quit

Sometimes you’ll be writing and you’ll come across a project or an idea and it just won’t work.

5. Don’t Give Up

It’s hard.

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Matthew Donnellon is a writer, artist, and sit down comedian. He is the author of The Curious Case of Emma Lee and Other Stories.

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