Short and Sweet Advice For Writers: Stop Putting Yourself Down

I, on almost all occasions, behave like this. And from now on, i’ll see to it that i never downplay my work.

Live to Write - Write to Live

girl pig insultIf you’re like most writers (even the working ones), you would like to spend more time (and make more money) writing. You might write as a side hustle, pro bono, or “just for fun.” Or, if you’re like me, you might make your living writing, but only because you do a lot of commercial (vs. creative) work – copywriting, content marketing, etc.

My writing life includes bits of each of these scenarios. I make my living writing website content, ebooks, reports, blog posts, etc. (primarily, but not exclusively, for corporate, business-to-business – B2B – clients in the technology and marketing industries). I take on the occasional side project to write a paid feature for an arts or lifestyle magazine. I also write a bi-weekly column for my local paper as a pro bono gig. And, finally, I journal, blog, and write fiction “just for fun.”

That’s a lot of writing.

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About Ashok

Hi there. I'm Ashok. I'm from India. And I love blogging. I started this blog some 3-4 years back. And since then, I've met (and still meet) a lot of good souls who too blog. Great to have you here! Look around. May be you'd find something worth reading :)
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2 Responses to Short and Sweet Advice For Writers: Stop Putting Yourself Down

  1. Suddenly Jamie (@suddenlyjamie) says:

    Thank you for sharing, Ashok, and glad to hear you’re going to join me in kicking this bad habit to the curb! 🙂

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