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Do not let fear stomp on your dream

Every morning I spend thirty minutes or so scrolling through posts from fellow writers who contribute in Facebook groups geared toward writers. And every morning I read posts from those who are at the point in their novel where they want to scrap it and never look back. If you are like most of us, you know exactly what I am talking about. Maybe you have even done this in the past.

What I want you to realize is that in most instances, this has more to do with fear than it does reality. Do not let fear stomp on your dream!

Screenshot_20170712-141440Five reasons you should not give in to the desire to trash your work in progress:

One: In the first draft you are telling yourself a story. You already know the background of your characters. You see them in your mind. However, the reader cannot see them…

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