What Is ‘Good Enough,’ Anyway?

Believe in yourself. In your path. You can do it!

Novelty Revisions

How do you know if you are a “good” writer or not?

I used to ask myself this question a lot, much more so in the months leading up to my first full-time writing job offer when I was getting rejected and talked down to so often that I almost gave up and started looking for a “real” job.

I even asked a few people I trusted if they thought I was “good at writing” or not, mostly because I had no idea what I was doing “wrong” and needed some kind of external validation that I wasn’t completely out of line in believing someone might actually hire me to write words on their behalf at some point.

But there is a reason no one ever had a decent answer for me — at the very least, I understand, in full, the error of my ways many years later and…

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