12 Statements Every Writer Needs to Read Out Loud to Themselves Today

“My work matters.”

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1. I wrote a thing today. That’s pretty cool. I did that.

2. I might not be totally confident but that doesn’t mean I’m doing a bad job.

3. Every writer starts out struggling. And keeps struggling. Probably.

4. My work matters.

5. Rejection means I have more to learn.

6. I’m not going to take that comment personally.

7. I’m proud of what I wrote. That’s what matters most.

8. All this work will pay off. Eventually.

9. Everyone gets discouraged. It’s normal. I’m OK.

10. Today, my best is good enough.

11. Tomorrow will be better than today.

12. I am a writer. I’m doing OK. Things will only get better from here.


Meg is the creator of Novelty Revisions, dedicated to helping writers put their ideas into words. She is a staff writer with The Cheat Sheet, a freelance editor and writer, and a 10-time NaNoWriMo winner. Follow Meg on Twitter for tweets about writing, food and nerdy things.


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