Writers: here are a few things you might really need to hear today.
You’re working as hard as you can right now.
Forget all those “successful” people who wake up at 4am and work 13 hours a day six days a week. You don’t have to be that person. If you’re busy and tired and going through stuff and all you can do is write a few hundred words to wind down at night, good for you. If that’s the best you can do, acknowledge and accept that. At the moment, you’re probably working as hard as you can. You don’t have to try and push yourself further than that simply because you’ve bought into the illusion that it’s expected of you. You can do only what you can do. For right now, that’s OK.
A handful of readers is precious.
You don’t have to have a big audience to…
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