The Anxious Author

3 Author Anxieties That Need Kicking to the Curb

Anxieties aren't something we take on voluntarily. In fact, they like to jump on us like leeches and drain away our self-confidence without so much as taking us to dinner first. Authors who have been living with them for a long time know how to use many of them to their advantage. But there are… Continue reading 3 Author Anxieties That Need Kicking to the Curb

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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Authors – The Anxious Author

Once upon a time there was a point in our lives when we realised achievement sometimes wasn't enough to impress but how that achievement stacked up against the achievements of others. Many of us never look back, and can't, because nobody else is. As we get older, we learn the depth of achievement. That how… Continue reading How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Authors – The Anxious Author

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4 Affirmations for Relieving Anxiety – The Anxious Author

Anxiety isn't easily fought and if you've suffered with it for a long time, you'll know that it's always present. It's like a fire that never goes out. Some days it's a collection of glowing embers and others it's a roaring fire. One way or the other, we are firefighters and if we go in… Continue reading 4 Affirmations for Relieving Anxiety – The Anxious Author

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How to Write Every Day When You Can’t Schedule – The Anxious Author

A good piece of advice to follow if you're trying to become a well-established, productive author is to write every day. Even if it's just ten minutes on your lunch break, you are ten minutes closer to the end of your manuscript than you were before. Progress is progress, no matter how small. This advice… Continue reading How to Write Every Day When You Can’t Schedule – The Anxious Author

Reading Catch Ups

Reading Round Up: 5th – 11th March 2020

I am officially ahead of schedule! At least, that's what Goodreads tells me. If I didn't mention, I'm doing the Goodreads Reading Challenge this year to help me keep up with my reading. The goal this year is to read at least 50 books, though I'm hoping it'll be more since I do reviews once… Continue reading Reading Round Up: 5th – 11th March 2020