Affirmations are positive statements that are used to help maintain and develop a positive mindset. If you’re struggling with your Romance Writing mindset, consider creating an affirmation. Repeat it whenever you feel negative thoughts enter your mind. Repeat the affirmation several times in the morning and again before you go  to bed.

You can create an affirmation that combats a specific emotion you’re struggling with. For example, if you often think “I’ll never get published.” You might create an affirmation that says, “I am filled with limitless creative potential and am confident my efforts will be recognized.”

Here’s another example of a positive affirmation: “I expect positive results from my writing and that’s exactly what I get.”  (You can find more affirmations for writers at


Happy writing!