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Here’s Why Writing Is Both Awesome And Intimidating

Will 2017 be the year you start that difficult book project you’ve been thinking about writing? Or will this be the year you finally start submitting work for publication? Here is one literary agent’s advice:

One of the most euphoric and gratifying states known to mankind (and ladykind!) is flow—that state of total immersion in a creative task. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, the world’s leading researcher on positive psychology, believes it is the very essence of happiness…

I think any creative can agree that flow is pretty darn awesome. But it can also be pretty darn intimidating, because it puts the creative process on such a pedestal. How are we supposed to start flowing when it’s so intimidating to even get started?

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