Self Motivation

A conversation between the dreamer side of me who provides the motivation with the practical side who actually gets things done.

So what’s up?

Nothing much, just the usual.

How’s that “Freshly Pressed” post coming along?

Haven’t written it yet.

And your novel?

Writing it slowly but not really inspired.

Why what happened, I thought you set yourself a goal of finishing it this year?

Yeah, but ever since I didn’t win that competition I feel I’m not really that good. Why would anyone read my novel?

You won’t know till you write it. You know it is a good idea.

If my best wasn’t good enough, I don’t think I can write any better.

It shouldn’t be about winning, but trying and giving it your best shot. If you decide to quit that’s when you really lose.

It’s easier said than done. I’m the one doing all the work.

That’s why you need to believe in yourself and stop putting yourself down. Be your own supporter and stop looking to others to tell you that you’re good.

The others are the one who are going to buy my novel.

Yes, but until you don’t believe you can do it how can you convince anyone else?

OK you have a point.

Where are you going?

To write a post. I got a great idea.

Daily Prompt: Obstacle Course

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  4. Great conversation! It’s always helpful to have these kind of talks with yourself every once in awhile (or every five minutes, if need be!) Just remember, write for yourself first and your potential audience second. You’ll find more enjoyment in it that way. 🙂

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