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What Success Looks Like as a Christian Writer
Do you remember how you started writing? What was your motivation and highest desire? What were your goals? How did you picture your success as a Christian writer? Perhaps you have envisioned having a website; publishing articles, blogs, and books; and having a certain number of followers on social media.
The truth is, we can’t define and measure success as a Christian writer by the output and the numbers. God has another definition of success, and we will be wise to apply it to our writing too.
5 Key Truths About Success as a Christian Writer
Here are five key truths about what success looks like as a Christian writer to calm your heart and help you focus on the right goals:
Success as a Christian writer is linked to our primary and most important calling: to be God’s faithful witnesses and ambassadors of His grace. God calls us to be Jesus’ witnesses in the first place and to speak and write His words whether people pay attention or not.
This means if we find our reach, number of followers, etc. disappointing, we should continue to do what we know we should do. For example, when God called Ezekiel to be a prophet, He even warned him that the people would not listen to him. (Ezekiel 2:3-8)
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More Encouragement for Bloggers, Writers, and Creatives
If you need inspiration and encouragement as a writer and creative, I can recommend these selected books on the writing life and creativity. Check them out.
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
The Practice: Shipping Creative Work by Seth Godin
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life by Brian Grazer
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