The Anxious Author

How to Deal with Negative Reviews – The Anxious Author

When we publish our books, we put our work out there for public scrutiny. Anyone can read our books and put their opinions out on the internet and even if we've written a decent book, they might not always be positive. I've been listening to The Creative Penn podcast hosted by Joanna Penn and she gives… Continue reading How to Deal with Negative Reviews – The Anxious Author

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How to Write When You Feel Unmotivated – The Anxious Author

I spend a little more time on Facebook than I should. Procrastination is a real pain in the behind. But it does mean I get to socialise with other writers in writers' groups and chat writing with other people. It's nice not to feel so alone in your journey, sometimes. Especially during the times you're… Continue reading How to Write When You Feel Unmotivated – The Anxious Author

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How to Share Your Books Fearlessly – The Anxious Author

Welcome to the first how-to in The Anxious Author series! We're going to take a good, hard look at the anxieties writers and authors feel during their work and how we can combat those anxieties. This week: How to Share Your Books Fearlessly! Writers don't have it easy. We follow our passions for a small income and… Continue reading How to Share Your Books Fearlessly – The Anxious Author

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New Feature – The Anxious Author

I mentioned last week in my Sunday Thoughts post that I've been listening to a few writing podcasts lately. These things are full of guidance and industry info and they're just the slightest bit addictive. On The Creative Penn, they were discussing how authors can deal with their anxiety and combat self-doubt when making a long-term effort to… Continue reading New Feature – The Anxious Author