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Mistakes aren't the end of the world

All that matters is showing up.

David Gane
David Gane

Not every piece of writing will be perfect. You'll write shit stories and lousy blog posts. You might even miss a day or two (or three) of posting.

But if you keep trying, eventually, it won't matter.

My first daily post was 113 days ago. I don't remember it or the mistakes I have made since then. I certainly can't tell you the ones I posted a few days late.

But I do know the lessons I learned doing it.

Showing up daily allows me to practice my craft, test ideas, and make mistakes.

You may worry about the mistakes you might make, but regular writing helps you forget them. And if you show up enough times, you'll eventually make something memorable.


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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.


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