How can I deal with Crippling Self Doubt while writing:

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(wangsty rant)

edited 13th Feb '11 12:53:41 AM by Odonata231

Away on the wind~
twenty-sixth grade reading level.

wut

In all seriousness, calm down, dude.

Want some advice?

Paragraphing.
There are too many toasters in my chimney!
I'm sorry. I didn't mean to ramble.

I'm just at my wits end. I just want to make something special, and it's astoundingly frustrating that I can't.

Nevermind.

edited 13th Feb '11 12:56:48 AM by Odonata231

I find you can't take writing too seriously. You just have fun and skill will come naturally. or not, it doesn't really matter. Very few good writers can make a living anyway, it's the same as sports you don't actually try to go pro, you just have fun.

edited 13th Feb '11 12:54:40 AM by dadsa

Away on the wind~
Don't take it too seriously, don't dedicate too much to it.

Make it a back-burner project while you live your life.

Otherwise, you'll burn yourself out.
There are too many toasters in my chimney!
6 FallenLegend13th Feb 2011 01:10:51 AM from Navel Of The Moon.
Heart of ice
Trust in your self. Nobody starts being good at the first time. Just write what you love.But always seeks to improve.

Put all your attention on constuctive criticism.Criticism is always a hit to our eg's but is the only way to grow. But ignore insults (those poeple are simplye being jelous).

I recomend you to read this:http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/SoYouWantTo/BeOriginal and this http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/SoYouWantTo/WriteAStory

And don't forget to Have fun!

Make your hearth shine through the darkest night;let it transform hate into kindness, evil into justice, and loneliness into love.
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