The first fear that stops writers cold
Here's how to move past it
This is a terrible idea.
Anyone else had this thought, even well after you’ve decided on a project?
You’ve had the bolt of inspiration, the excitement, and decided to write the thing. It may be the first day or the fifteenth or the fiftieth when the critic pipes up: this is a terrible idea.
And then you feel the cold clench in your gut.
What was I thinking? I can’t possibly write this novel/story/article/blog post/email newsletter etc etc etc.
Here’s why this isn’t a sign of something going wrong.
In fact, it’s the opposite.
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