Home » Just Stuff » Your Writing is not Your Trash

Your Writing is not Your Trash

4am Writer

This is a follow-up post to What do you do with your stories when you’re not feeling it?, which I wrote because I think that far too many people judge their work too soon or too unfairly.

When I finally stopped throwing away my writing, something strange brewed inside me.

don't throw away your writing, dangerous path that can lead to quitting image courtesy of continentalcarbonic.com

 

Now, I am less fearful when I approach the page. I am more of a risk-taker when it comes to writing stories, articles, even blog posts. If I don’t like what I wrote, it’s not the end of my journey, and I can store it for a rainy day.

I think that throwing my work away gave me the subconscious message that I am a failure, that I’m basically killing trees and wasting ink for a no-good, nothing, nowhere dream.

Now that I  simply tuck away something that isn’t working, like down comforters in the…

View original post 206 more words

Please Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s