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How To Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Writing Progress


K.M. Allan

As writers, we’ve all had those moments when it’s been hard to sit down and write.

It could be because other responsibilities have kept us away from our writing desks, or illness has sidelined us.

Then there are those times when we’ve been able to write and we just… don’t.

When that happens, it’s down to sabotage—and it’s usually ourselves who are the saboteurs!

How To Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Writing Progress

Self-Sabotage: Perfectionism

If you’ve ever been ready to write but then sat staring at a blank screen instead, it might not be because of a lack of inspiration.

The fear of perfectionism can really cripple a writer. Not getting a sentence right first try, or being unable to edit a scene to the standard you want can be enough to stop your writing progress dead in its tracks.

How To Stop It: Acceptance and Improvement

What you write…

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Author: jowensauthor

I'm a geeky, animal/cat-loving author of Fantasy and YA Fiction. I'm a supporter of animal charities such as the WWF. I'm also a fan of anime and sci-fi/fantasy. I'm an avid reader as well, and enjoy mainly reading fantasies, mysteries, and books about animals. I have a B.A. in History with a minor in English. I also dabble in making jewelry, reading tarot, and am interested in the paranormal. You can find out more about me and my various books and writings at my website: You can also find me on Facebook, Google+, Tumblr, Twitter, Goodreads, and Pinterest.

2 thoughts on “How To Stop Self-Sabotaging Your Writing Progress

  1. Thanks for sharing 😊.

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