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3 Things Every Anxious Author Needs In Their Writing Space – The Anxious Author

Having a good writing space is essential to productivity. Let's face it, writing a book on a crowded train with your neighbour falling asleep on your shoulder is infinitely more difficult than a quiet office with birds tweeting outside. As I've mentioned lately, I'm in the process of moving out of London to a quieter… Continue reading 3 Things Every Anxious Author Needs In Their Writing Space – The Anxious Author

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Reading Round-Up: 21st – 27th August

Yet again, despite best intentions, I barely finished this book by the skin of my teeth. I blame work. Wholeheartedly. Unpredictable times means unpredictable circumstances for me and everyone I work with at my day job. Getting back home past midnight because we're short-staffed, sometimes because colleagues have emergencies they have to run home to.… Continue reading Reading Round-Up: 21st – 27th August

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3 Occasions You Need Tea Over Coffee – The Anxious Author

Anxiety is a tiring beast. Worrying all day about whether you've accidentally left the curling iron on at home is exhausting and that's fairly low-level stuff. Coping involves many hot beverages, especially for Anxious Authors who spend much of their time at desks with a kettle nearby. (Yes, a kettle. None of this microwaving the… Continue reading 3 Occasions You Need Tea Over Coffee – The Anxious Author

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3 Things to Remember When Your Confidence Fails You – The Anxious Author

Imposter syndrome is a real b****. For Anxious Authors, it's always there, sometimes dormant and waiting for the right moment. Sometimes it's up in your face as you're trying to write, making you doubt every word you type (or scribble). But from time to time, imposter syndrome has the power to incapacitate us completely. Three… Continue reading 3 Things to Remember When Your Confidence Fails You – The Anxious Author

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3 Exercises to Crush Your Writing Rut – The Anxious Author

Writing ruts? Don't you mean writer's block? Nope, not this time. My luck as an Anxious Author extends to never having suffered writer's block before and as such, I'm woefully under-qualified to discuss it. As far as I'm concerned, there's a big difference between writer's block and a writing rut and here's how: Writer's block… Continue reading 3 Exercises to Crush Your Writing Rut – The Anxious Author