"I promise solemnly:
1. to write as often and as much as I can.
2. to respect my writing self, and
3. to nurture the writing of others.
I accept these responsibilities and shall honor them always."
Gail Carson Levine, Writing Magic: Creating Stories That Fly
Why is #1 always the hardest?
It's easy to succumb to voices of doubt, fear, and perfectionism. Letting go of these lies is tough.