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Failing at writing is a tool

Postby Rkcapps » Tue, 14 Jul 2020 5:00 pm

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Re: Failing at writing is a tool

Postby Rath Darkblade » Fri, 17 Jul 2020 4:16 pm

Alexa is right. :) You learn a lot more from failure than from success (although success is, of course, much more pleasant). ;)

I learned a crapload more from trying out (and failing in) writing a beat sheet, or an outline (just as an example). I tried writing them (and failed), and tried again (and failed)........ you get the idea. :P And I was very low and depressed. :(

And then I tried and succeeded! (Hooray! :) <<does a happy dance>> :P)

Anyway, the point is, it's easy to get depressed when I fail at something. It's easy think: "Gah!!! That sucked! You suck! You'll never achieve anything!!! Why do you even try!????" etc. But of course, that's very unproductive.

Much better is to keep a clear head, remember that everybody fails at something, and think along these lines: "OK, that didn't work. What if I tried ............" etc. ;)

(Of course, all this depends on how much free time you have. And not everyone has the same amount of free time) :twisted:
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