Novelists: Discover Your Compelling Reason to Do This (which will keep you going--promise)
Before you do anything, reread what you wrote in response to resistance yesterday. What was your good idea for writing this serialized work, e.g., This is a good idea because I didn’t know [________] would work out either, and it did. If you’re having trouble believing it, put “It’s possible…” in front of it: It’s possible that this is a good idea because I didn’t know [_______] would work out either, and it did.
Finishing a serialized work that needs to be read demands a compelling reason. Without it, drafts go unfinished, writer’s groups are formed with few results, the thoughts that run through the brain that “it will never happen” and “it will never work” and “I can’t do it” and “it’s not interesting” take over, and the serialized work never gets written.
The way to manage those thoughts and write the serialized work is threefold. You need