Write It Sideways

How to Flip Your Self-Doubts as a Writer

Writing is utter solitude, the descent into the cold abyss of oneself.  ~Franz Kafka

I’m incredibly passionate about writing. It’s something I feel I’m meant to do, whether I get published or not.

In spite of that, there are still a good number of mental hurdles in this journey.

If I’d known ahead of time the thoughts that would take over my mind, perhaps I would have turned back. I’m glad I started writing without knowing that:

That said, there are two ways to look at every situation. Here are the flip-sides of all those nasty thoughts that plague me:

What particular negative thoughts prey on you when you’re feeling low? How can you turn your writing doubts upside down, and make them work to your advantage?