The computer is arguably the most useful tool for writing, but I would like to posit that a proper mindset gets me to that computer in the first place and allows me to drown out the negative internal voices that tell me everyday that I’m not good enough.
I’m nearing The End of WIP2. With every word I manage to punch out on the keyboard today, I say to those voices: “suck it.”
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I LOVE this idea! I currently have digital post-its on my PC desktop but open web pages and such prevent me from seeing them whilst writing. I may have to adopt this approach to help get the current piece finished. Happy writing 🙂
I LOVE this idea! I currently have digital post-its on my PC desktop but open web pages and such prevent me from seeing them. I may have to adopt this approach to get the current piece finished. Happy writing 🙂
I’ve been so busy lately I haven’t even had time to listen to the negative voices! I wish. BTW, I find Post-its very useful. I have them all over my writing space, though none of them are as encouraging as yours. : )
I change my post its out every now and again, but the one that remains is “You Are Enough.” I seem to forget that.
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Oh I read this at a time when all those negative voices have decided keep mum, and voluntarily. Only my dell boy is at the hospital 😦
And I’m sure you ‘il soon be posting that “happy-all-important” announcement 🙂 Good luck 🙂
Thank you!Keep those negative voices mum!!
Love it 🙂 So much of what we do is in our heads, and sitting down at that keyboard is one of the most difficult parts of writing. You can do this 🙂 I have a note that says “Only you can write this novel!”
I hope the words flow smoothly 🙂
Oooh… *adds that to another post it*
Happy writing to you!! Keep tweeting out your progress, I enjoy that!
I think I need more post-it notes. I can’t quite seem to drown out those voices.
I’ll send/text/badger you with post it notes!! You’re an amazing writer!!
Yes!! All about the mindset. I have post-it notes with encouraging motto’s in the exact same spots on my laptop! 🙂
Yay! My old lappy had more room around the monitor, so I actually had it tacked higher. My new laptop has virtual sticky notes, so that’s encouraging, too!!
Now, finish your novel, missy! *stern face* *laughs because I don’t do stern faces well* *sends badgers instead*