Newbie Mistake #4

It’s a series on Advice to Newbie Writers. This will last a while. Enjoy.

Newbie Mistake #4 ~ Looking for Other People’s Way

This is not taking advice from other professional writers. This IS learning what works for you rather than trying to bend what works for you into someone else’s mold. Hey! We’re individuals. How could I forget that?
I keep trying to outline when I know–KNOW–that it cages my creativity.
The FIX :: I am still trying to ignore everyone else’s solutions for writing and just doing what should come next for the  story I want to tell. (Remember, I understand story structure, so I understand pacing–which is what story structure is. I do have one structure that stays in mind while writing. That gives good guidance.)
~ Remi Black