My favourite acronymn is DDT (Do, Don't Think) because I have a tendency to analyze everything to death. This is not a good trait for a writer. We need to write, then rewrite. Thinking during the time you should be writing is just laziness.
Here's an excellent Do It Now article by Steve Pavlina. He has the best concept of the non-existence of failure I've ever heard:
If you're excited about achieving a particular goal, but you're afraid you might not be able to pull it off, jump on it and do it anyway. Even if you fail in your attempt, you'll learn something valuable and can make a better attempt next time.
So true. This applies especially to writing -- the only way to fail is not to write.
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