Excellent advice and something I try to do myself! If you aren’t pushing your boundaries as a writer (or a person) then you stagnate.
Writing is like anything else. To really get better, we have to push ourselves. We need to constantly reevaluate what feels comfortable…and then take it to the next step. This is the only way to get better, faster, leaner, and tighter. As I always say, it is a wonderful time to be a writer, but it is also a terrifying time to be a writer.
Discoverability is a nightmare when we are competing against everyone with a computer and access to Smashwords. This is why it is so critical to have an on-line platform. But, it is also vital that we learn to write better than the competition and faster. To do this we must train.
To Grow, Do More
When I was in high school, I was on the swim team, and, when we were training for speed, the coach would make us wear a full sweatsuit to swim…
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