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Decisions, Decisions?


I've been trying to get back into writing in the last couple of months. Some days it's really good, other days...not so much.

I've signed up for a couple of fests already that I'm very much looking forward too. Now I'm trying to decide which other ones I think I'd like to participate in.

The thing is, I'm:

One--extremely slow at writing.

Two--Subject to intense mood swings, in which I want, and often do, throw out everything I've completed and promise myself to never write or attempt to write again, EVER!

Three--very aware of the intense brilliance of so many of the writers in this fandom. I can't begin to compare.

Now, this all brings me to hd_erised. Year after year, I think about signing up. Each year I flail at the end and end up not signing up. Now, Erised is the cream of the cream of the crop in terms of quality of fic that is submitted. I'm sort of terrified that if I do sign up, and made the deadline, (seriously I've never seen anything get filled that fast before) what if I have one of the incidences from above and either quit or feel that the fic I submit is sub par. Then I'm going to be really, really depressed.

I'm not sure what I'll do. Hopefully I'll feel more confident and determined by the time sign-ups are here.

Does anyone have any words of wisdom or advice for me?

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