It's a common fear among writers that their work isn't good enough, that it's actually pretty bad. And while there's a lot of stuff out there on fighting through that and believing in yourself, the truth is that sometimes...you're right. Your writing isn't that good. But writer and host of NPR's This American Life Ira Glass explained in his series "On Storytelling" why that's not a bad thing. Sometimes, it's that very gap between your writing and your expectations that makes you a good writer. Here's the animated text version.
[Via Goins, Writer]
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