Writing excuses—every writer deals with them. From the trivial to the major, writing excuses abound. Their single purpose is to stop you in your tracks, far short of ever achieving your dream of writing a book.
You’re good at making these excuses, too. Each one comes wrapped in logical reasoning, sounding like good common sense. They’re subtle. They even sound wise, but each one justifies your decision to not pursue your writing.
For awhile you live with the excuses, lording them over that dream you have of writing a book. But this only holds your inner writer hostage. Are YOU free to write…or are you in bondage to writing excuses? [Read more…]