There is a danger zone between our aspirations and the moment when our writing practice begins to click. You can navigate it safely if you Mind the GAP.
Also: My ShortLIST for figuring out which courses and events to sign up for in the always-crowded summer of Writing Conferences and Festivals.
It’s an acronym-heavy episode this week, but it’s all here to help you become the writer you know you’re meant to be.
Mind The GAP
Phase 1 – Getting Started (exciting)
Phase 2 – Aaargh! (uncomfortable, danger zone)
Phase 3 – Persistent progress (easy)
L – Learning
I – Implementation
S – Support
T – Trust
Shiny Object Syndrome Worksheet
Deciding if you should invest in an event/course/book