We've all heard that phrase at least one time in our life: "you just have to work really hard at what you're doing." It's a phrase that can send people off on long excursions only to return to where they started.
As a writer, it's easy to think of "working hard" as simply putting the time in. Make my outline. Do my edits. Make sure you're writing 30 minutes a day. That all sounds well and good. But, what about our approach to these things? What are our expectations?
In this episode, I'll be tackling this topic as well as how my own sense of entitlement led me off the rails financially. And gave me a rather large wakeup call in the process.
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E60: "Dark" and What If Time Travel Was Possible?
The Writer's Lens - E59: The Exalting and Glorifying of Ideas
Narrative Wars 09: Why Is It So Hard To Change People's Minds?
The Writer's Lens - E58: Can Telling A Story Expose Something?
Narrative Wars 08: What Is A Human Life Worth?
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The Writer's Lens - E57: How Do We Go About Exploring New Ideas?
Narrative Wars 07: If We Buy Their Product, Are We Also Buying Their Narrative?
The Writer's Lens - E56: Does Cursing Make a Story More Realistic?
Narrative Wars 06: We Are Told We Can Change The World - Can We?
Narrative Wars 05: How Do We Develop Our Worldviews?
The Writer's Lens - E55: Pride Before The Fall, They Say
The Writer's Lens - E54: Needing To Clarify Some Things About My First Two Books
The Writer's Lens - E53: Sloth And Writing...When You Can't Adult
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Narrative Wars 04: When We Disagree With Big Narratives
The Writer's Lens - E52: A Writer's Lust Is Not A Labor Of Love
Narrative Wars 03: Who Is Responsible For The 'Big Narratives'?
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