Write and Reward Yourself: There’s a Masterpiece There

The Rendition

“I spend an exceptional amount of time worrying about the outcome of my novel, rather than actually writing it. That is no way to live. There’s too much left to be said.” 

What is your writing process like? I’m sure I’ve spoken about this before, knowing that there are so many people out there that can wake up and crank out an obscene amount of content. They are driven people, surely. I’m sure that I am also a driven person. Though, there are times when I find absolutely anything else to occupy my time, procrastinating my writing. I truly believe this is because I see an end result in my head, and part of me is relatively afraid my actual work wouldn’t live up to my own expectations. FORGET THAT. I’ve been trying my utmost to stay motivated, trying to convince myself to do more writing than editing (that I can always change it if I feel it is necessary).

I’ve been trying to write a little every day. Be that a sentence, a page, or ten pages. I have found that doing that leaves me feeling accomplished, and it is okay to reward myself with a good movie, or a good read to take my mind out of what might happen next in my story. It is okay to take a break, but don’t abandon your creationI cannot tell you how many times I’ve left things halfway, and did a little re-reading, blatantly asking myself why I never finished it. Write it, get it done, edit later. That is my mantra as of late. I finished a new chapter today, and that in itself was an accomplishment for me, knowing that I am taking my story in a different direction (and that can be frightening). Be proud of what you’ve written, there’s a masterpiece there. 

P.S. When I’m not winding down with Criminal MindsI’m reading on Wattpad. My current read is:

“I Write Romances, Not Live Them.” by: thatcrazybookworm 


Happy Writing!

Love, Anisa Nasir (3)

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