Overcoming Fear of Failure as a Writer

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When it comes to overcoming fear of failure as a writer, the key is in learning how to apply your fear constructively. One way to do this is by viewing failure not as an end result, but rather a stepping stone towards learning and growth.

Set realistic goals for yourself and don’t be afraid to challenge yourself — even if you make mistakes along the way, you’re still gaining valuable experience that will benefit you in the future.

Most importantly though, remember to be kind to yourself and recognize when it’s time to take a break. If negative thoughts enter your mind, focus instead on writing down positives about yourself and your abilities — this will help provide motivation for when those fears creep back up again.



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