#510: Falling out of love with your creative work and losing momentum

Thanks, Captain Awkward. 🙂

Captain Awkward

Dear Captain and Crew,

I have a lighter question for you. What do you do when you are nearing the completion of your creative project, and it just feels weak? In my case, I have been working on my first novel on and off for just over a year. I am in the privileged position that I both have friends in the arts whose expertise and honest opinion I can rely on, and am able to afford a non-biased editor. With their support, this thing has been battered to hell and back, and I am now in a place where I can look at it and say that this is the story I originally set out to write. There are a few minor gaps still to plug, and then it needs polishing up, but, essentially, this is it. The problem is that, now that it actually exists, I’m less than…

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One response to “#510: Falling out of love with your creative work and losing momentum

  1. Reblogged this on VERSeOttawa and commented:

    A piece of advice for a budding novelist, this applies to those of us working on poetry pieces, manuscripts, and albums as well. Enjoy. 🙂

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