Don’t Write Alone | Columns

Self-Doubt and Self-Editing

In the second installment of this three-part column, Eva Recinos addresses how self-doubt can lead to self-editing, which can hold us back from writing altogether



thread from author, poet, and educator Janel Pineda

This tweet from poet Janel Pineda, @Pindeda_Janel, reads "it's such a reminder of the need to be patient with poems. we always say, the poems are smarter than we are. and they are! we just have to give ourselves time to catch up to them."

Lineage of Rain

The CutThe Mothers

I don’t have to get it down perfectly the first time. And neither do you.