Being a writer requires attention to detail, patience, and can sometimes make you a little crazy. Every now and then, it helps to sit back and think about why you’re writing in the first place.
Roxane Gay brings us gentle reminders about writing that are helpful for any writer. Things like “prolific doesn’t mean good” or “there is no shame in writing slow.” If you’re a writer, write these tips down, print them out and put them by your writing space, or just save the webpage to check back with now and then. It never hurts to remind yourself of these little things.