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Saying "I'm a Bad Writer" Makes No Sense

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When you say, “I’m a bad writer,” you’re saying something that makes no sense. You can’t criticise yourself as a writer. But you can criticise your writing.

So you can say, “My writing is bad.”

Now I get what you’re saying.

But do you think saying that will help you improve your writing? Is that a useful belief to have? If it is, adopt it. If it demoralises you, then change it.

“My writing is improving,” “My writing is not as good as I want it to be yet,” “I’m working on my writing.”

The way you talk to yourself has consequences.

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