the stirring that you have to do it — the idea that that’s not going to leave you alone.
an emotional awareness of mortality —— opposed to an intellectual awareness : the fact that everyone dies
the choices that we make now affect the opportunities available to us in the future.
However. Giving up doesn’t accomplish anything. Working harder, being relentless, putting my work back out there does accomplish something. You have to be persistent. You have to trust and have faith in your writing. That voice you hear telling you that your voice is unnecessary and unworthy is fueled by fear because it is fucking scary to put your work out into the world and have that work rejected. Allow yourself to feel the fear and then dig deep into your stronger self and keep trying and keep writing and keep reaching for what you want. Don’t hide from your ambition. Own that shit.