Writing Tips ๐Ÿ“ for Aspiring Girls ๐ŸŒŸ Who Want to Be Taken More Seriously ๐Ÿค ...

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Writers at any age will always have to deal with doubters in their lives, but teenagers especially are mocked for pursuing their dream of being a writer.

Many people think literature is a dying medium, getting published is too competitive, blah blah Iโ€™m sure youโ€™ve heard it all beforeโ€“I certainly have!

But youโ€™re in luck, because I have some helpful tips for young writers who feel like no one takes them seriously.

1. Write

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First thingโ€™s firstโ€”if you want to be taken seriously as a writer, you have to write!

This might sound simple, but writing consistently can be a daunting task.

Challenge yourself to make a writing schedule so that you generate new material every week.

Like anything else, you wonโ€™t get better at writing without practice.

Practice may not make perfect, but it always makes progress!

2. Read

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The second most important thing is to read!

Doctors donโ€™t perform surgery without attending medical school first, so why would you jump ahead to writing when you haven't learned from the masters yet?

Luckily, you donโ€™t have to go to school for eight years before you become a writer.

Your local library has all of the tools you need to learn what good literature looks like.

Make sure you read more than just the genre youโ€™re interested in;

even if you plan on writing teen fiction, you will benefit from reading poetry, nonfiction, and classic literature.

3. Take Chances

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That being said, you may think you want to write teen fiction because thatโ€™s what you know and love, but sometimes your writing can benefit from taking chances.

You might discover that you are more talented at poetry or playwriting than prose, but youโ€™ll never know unless you venture out of your comfort zone.

Plus, experimenting with more mature styles of writing can cause people to take your identity as a writer more seriously.

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