On several occasions over the years, I’ve been branded quitter. Why? Because I gave up on certain writing ideas or projects I’d been working on. I had reasons for doing that, which made sense at the time and still do today.
Some writers I know, and several more non writers, have looked at me in shock and dismay when I told them that. How could I, they asked toss away that idea or abandon that project?
There comes a time, often more than one time, when a writer has to throw in the towel. The truth is that not everything you write will turn out well. Not every ideas is going to result in something good, or even decent
Here are a few situation when you should throw in the towel.