I settle in and double check that my keyboard still works.
*click, click* Is this thing on? Phew, all good.
Are the folders I’ve created for Matt Black Ink even on my Desktop anymore?
Yep, right where I left them.
Will I even remember how to build a new post, source images and share it with my community?
Looks like I’ve yet to lose my WordPress touch.
After what feels like an eternity, I’m back in the saddle and excited to create new content for clients, my community and maybe most importantly - myself
To attribute my hiatus to “Writer’s Block” would be a weak cop out to the real underlying problem at work here: I simply didn’t believe that I had what it takes
Call that pathetic, call it surprising, maybe it’s a mix of both those things. But I’m sure you’ve been there too.
So how did you manage? There’s probably a million different strategies which all depend on the person and the circumstances they face. But I finally realized that the only way to see the forest for the trees is to just do
I recognized that no matter how many books on content marketing and blogs I read, regardless of how many successful writers I spoke with and despite mapping out a diverse and realistic strategy, I wasn’t doing what needed to be done - which was writing.
And it was all due to the fact that I didn’t think I was good enough.
But here’s why I’m breaking up with self-doubt and urge you to do the same: