Jeff Goins has some great thoughts this morning on becoming a writer…
There is one and only one way to become a writer. It’s hard. It may take years of practice and pain. But once you do it, it will make all the difference.
Do you want to know what it is? What finally makes you a writer?
Here it is — the only way to become a writer:
SAY YOU’RE ONE.
When I interviewed Steven Pressfield, I asked him that question: “When does a writer become a writer?”
He said, in the most eloquent way possible, what I dreaded to hear:
You are a writer when you tell yourself you are. No one else’s opinion matters. Screw them. You are when you say you are.
Comment or ‘connect’ to discuss how this applies to you and your organization…
- Goins, Writer: On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference (goinswriter.com)
- How Can Authors Find Readers? (nfaa.wordpress.com)
- 8 Bloggers You Should Be Reading RIght Now (bestbloggingtipsonline.com)