How to Stop Worrying and Start Writing

A few days ago, I read “Becoming a Writer” (1934) by Dorothea Brande, which is undoubtedly one of the best books ever. She rightly emphasized that learning to write is inextricably linked to learning to write. Trust is key for beginners to express their thoughts to the world. Part of the problem for aspiring writers is not knowing how to read their works critically. Conducting a critical dialogue with your own work is never easy. It must be remembered that the strongest opponent he will fight is a worry. Indeed, the writers’ concerns are diverse. Some are clearly real, while others are bullshit.
The fact is that beginners believe too much in popular ideas about needlework and the life of the author. Lack of self-confidence is the reason for the inability to face the trade trap.

The surest way to ensure the safety of your writing journey is to accept the adage faithfully: the day of human salvation has come. In short, use a metal curtain to block self-doubt and criticism from others. Also, you must separate the different parts of the writing process. Then you are safe: safe today. Remember this phrase, “Everything has time” (Ecclesiastes 3: 1).
You have a goal, and that goal will move you forward. The first step is to believe that if you dedicate your life to work, you will succeed. If we are faithfully committed to the calling of life, life will reward us accordingly. This is the law of prosperity, and all people can guarantee success in life.

Now it is important to understand that you will never master writing once and for all. This is a way of lifelong learning. You separate the two parts of the process: the plan (query) and the translation of the plan into the written language (concept). There will be multiple edits and drafts revised. Then write down your thoughts without thinking about organization, vocabulary, and grammar. Second, change the written content. Drafting and revising are different activities, and you have to get used to the writing movement. There is no set order. But you have to separate the two phases. Each part is actually a very independent activity. Anytime you forget this, your writing will have problems. So let me repeat it: writing and revising are two completely different activities. I hope this simple observation can help you boost the writer’s confidence.

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