“Whatever it takes to finish things, finish. You will learn more from a glorious failure than you ever will from something you never finished.” — Neil Gaiman
Let me guess.
It’s stuck in the bottom of a drawer in your office.
Or maybe it’s lost on your hard-drive.
Or perhaps it’s sitting in a notebook in your attic.
I’m talking about the stubborn writing project you gave up on because it was too hard to work it out.
I know it’s there, because almost every writer gives up on a writing project at some point.
I’m no exception.
I stuffed dozens of short stories in the back of my drawer and gave up on publishing them.
And I let second and third drafts of a book rot in my computer.
Giving up on a writing project is a mistake, and it’s one new writers must avoid.
If you want to become a writer, finishing what you started is one of the best habits you can cultivate.
What You Get When You Finish Writing What You Started
Get to the end of your writing project, and you’ll get: